Janodet Beaujolais-Villages Domaine Les Fines Graves 2016
Vivid red. Pungent aromas of ripe cherry, blackberry licorice and mocha carry a smoky mineral topnote. Pliant dark fruit flavors and hints of rose pastille and bitter chocolate, along with a jolt of cracked pepper that adds back-end cut. Finishes broad, smooth and quite long, revealing no rough edges and a lingering suggestion of sappy dark berries. This wine consistently delivers great value and punches well above its weight.