Moulin-à-Vent 2014 - Wine

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

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

A deep color with an intense nose of red and black fruits, blackberries, blackcurrants, with a subtle note of spice. The mouth is ample and the tannins are silky and polished with a beautiful length. Nice aromas of black fruits with a delicate finish on the cacao.

Suggested food pairings

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

Serving temperature

Between 12 & 16°C

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