Juliénas 2008 - Wine

Appellation

Juliénas - Cru du Beaujolais

Varietal

100 % Gamay

Average Vine Age

50 years

Soil composition

Granite and Schist

Pruning

Gobelet

Harvest

Manual

Density of Vines

8 000 vines/ha

Average yield

40-50 hl/ha

Description

Planted on sedimentary soils with old alluvial deposits, the Juliénas is a well-structured wine, rich in colour and with a good cellaring potential. Total vineyard area: 594 ha

Winemaking

Traditional vinification with controlled temperature.

Tasting note

On the nose, intense red fruits are accompanied by subtle notes of chocolate and a hint of peppermint. Juliénas 2008 is very concentrated with powerful tannins. To keep for about 10 years.

Suggested food pairings

Red meat, roasted chicken, cheeses and desserts.

Serving temperature

Between 12 & 15°C

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