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2016 Daniel Bouland Chiroubles Chatenay


  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Beaujolais
  • Chiroubles
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Community Tasting Notes 10

  • nowine4u Likes this wine: 91 points

    November 16, 2021 - Wow, really enjoyable. Pinot like, but not. Unique flavors, focused with long lingering strawberry flavors.

  • Eamesco wrote: 91 points

    July 29, 2020 - First night presented light a new world Pinot Noir (think Mornington or Gippsland in Australia). Plenty of cherry, nice acid. Didn't have the jubiness or bubblegum that I was expecting. Had a glass or two on second night and the Beaujolais/Gamay profile shun through much more. Had rounded out. Still very enjoyable but different.

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  • dsamuel Likes this wine: 90 points

    May 29, 2020 - Light purple color to the rim - appears unfiltered
    Medium plus aromas of Jolly Rancher cherry candy with rose petal/ green herbal secondaries and obvious stem inclusion
    Medium plus palate of crunchy red fruit and fresh herbs - again a slight green bitterness which adds to the complexity of the palate
    Medium tannins and medium acidity with medium length
    Very nice well made Beaujolais and very drinkable
    Drink now as I don't feel this is an example which will improve with aging

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • S.Wayne Likes this wine: 90 points

    May 27, 2020 - Single blind tasting
    Purple color
    Aromatics medium +. Green stems and slight candy cherry. No oak
    Palate medium +. Acid medium +. Tannins medium, fine and gum/teeth location. Crips, crunchy cherry with green herbs.
    Finish has medium length. Balance seems towards the stem notes, but crunchy fruit still present. Drink now.

  • Fre Likes this wine: 90 points

    March 1, 2020 - Cherries on alcohol with a hint of schiste. A smooth and very balanced wine with again that mineral touch that is driving this wine to a next level.

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  • By John Gilman
    May/Jun 2018, Issue #75, Beaujolais Trip Spring 2018 Tasting More 2016s and Older Vintages

    (Chiroubles “Chatenay”- Domaine Daniel Bouland) Subscribe to see review text.


  • By Josh Raynolds
    2016 Beaujolais: Hail, Yes (Mar 2018), 3/18/2018 (link)

    (Daniel Bouland Chiroubles Chatenay Red) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By John Gilman
    Sep/Oct 2017, Issue #71, First Look At the 2016 Beaujolais Vintage, With Plenty Of Late- Released 2015s and Older Bottles

    (Chiroubles “Chatenay”- Daniel Bouland) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2016
  • Type Red
  • Producer Daniel Bouland
  • Varietal Gamay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Chatenay
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Beaujolais
  • Appellation Chiroubles

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 27 (21%)
  • Consumed 104 (79%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

barbecue, burgers, meatloaf

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