Creation Vinium

Moulin-à-Vent

  • RegionBeaujolais
  • VillageBeaujolais
  • AppellationMoulin-à-Vent
  • Grape varietyGamay
The Vine
  • Average vine age 30 years
  • SoilPink schistous granite
  • Average yield50 hl/ha
  • HarvestHand picked
Wine tips
  • Cellaring Potential5-7 years
  • Serving temperature 13-15°
Description
  • Moulin-à-Vent is one of the 10 individual growths in the Beaujolais that constitute the highest ranking wines of the area due to their complexity and greater potential for ageing. The appellation of Moulin-à-Vent straddles the communes of Romanèche-Thorins and Chénas, taking its name from the old windmill in the heart of the vineyards.
Vinification & Ageing
  • Fermentation
    Traditional in open vats
  • Ageing
    10 to 12 months ageing
Wine tasting
  • Tasting Note
    The garnet colour reveals the nature of this Moulin-à-Vent 2012. The nose is intense. Sweet notes of raspberry can be subtly smelt. Ample on tasting, this wine reveals strawberry aromas, laced with spicy notes. You will enjoy smoked notes and tannins aromas on the finish.
  • Food Pairing
    Grilled meat - mature cheeses


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