2010 Chateau Du Bois De La Salle Morgon ‘La Croix’: LoHud Wine of the Week | Mixed Case 7 Bottle 12

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LoHud Wine of the Week

2010 Chateau Du Bois De La Salle Morgon ‘La Croix’: Much more powerful and complex than the typical Beaujolais thought of this time of year, this wine is elegant and passes along its deep expression of terroir from the region. Red cherry, raspberry, earth and crushed stone flavors abound. Region: Beaujolais, France. Price: $17. Goes with: Turkey, chicken, cheeses and even light pasta dishes. Why I chose it: It’s time to think about Thanksgiving, and Beaujolais has gotten a bad rap over the years. True Cru Beaujolais, like this Morgon, can be quite sophisticated while still retaining its lighter style. The perfect turkey wine!

This is Bottle No. 11 in our seventh series. More recommendations: food.lohudblogs.com/category/mixed-case.

To see previous experts in our Mixed Case series, click here:
Mixed Case from Zachys in Scarsdale..
Mixed Case from Suburban Wines in Yorktown Heights.
Mixed Case from Rochambeau Wines & Liquors in Dobbs Ferry.
Mixed Case from Wine Geeks in Armonk
Mixed Case by Piermont Fine Wine & Spirits.
Mixed Case by Aries Wine & Spirits, White Plains.

Meet our expert, Stu Levine of Vino 100 in White Plains, by clicking here..


mixedcaseFor 12 weeks, we feature a wine, and include tasting notes and suggestions for pairings. At the end of the 12 weeks, we’ll review our Mixed Case, and recap the choices. Each mixed case will be chosen by a local wine shop owner, who will also become our wine expert-in-residence during his or her tenure. (So should we need recommendations for a holiday, for example. we’ll ask.) We’ll get a new expert for each case. Right now, we’re working on our Mixed Case chosen by Stu Levine of Vino 100 in White Plains.

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Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and lohud.com, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

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  1. Why buy French? California wines are every bit as good if not better and are consistent from year to year.

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