Moulin-à-Vent

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Moulin-à-Vent

Description

The boundaries of Moulin-à-Vent were marked out as early as 1924. The vineyard has shallow sandy soils derived from the underlying granite which is rich in manganese. This kind of terroir gives much substance and the resulting wines are often compared to their Burgundian cousins of the Côte d'Or. Moulin-à-Vent can be cellared for several years. Appellation size : 663ha

Winemaking

Traditional vinification with controlled temperature.

Tasting note

Our Moulin-à-Vent 2017 is adorned with an intense red dress. On the nose, aromas of red fruits and strawberry develop. The attack is frank with floral and fruity notes.

Suggested food pairings

Roasted veal, fillet of beef, truffles, girolle mushroom, game, cheese.

Serving temperature

Between 12 & 16°C

Press review

Moulin-à-Vent 2017 - Bourgogne Aujourd'hui - Mai 2019 - 14.5/20

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Appellation Moulin-à-Vent - Cru du Beaujolais


Varietal 100 % Gamay


Estate vines 2.5 ha


Average Vine Age 50 years


Soil composition Rose-coloured crumbling granite


Pruning Gobelet


Harvest Manual


Density of Vines 8 000 vines/ha


Average yield 40-50 hl/ha


Press review

  • French press
  • International press

Moulin-à-Vent 2017 - Bourgogne Aujourd'hui - Mai 2019 - 14.5/20


Moulin-à-Vent 2016 - James Suckling - USA - March 2018 - 92/100


Moulin-à-Vent - James Suckling - USA - February 2017 - 93/100