2015 Château du Moulin-à-Vent Cru Beaujolais

Beaujolais France

Light

£29.00 now, and £29.00 on the 15th of each month

A top drawer light Red from Moulin-à-Vent in the heart of the Beaujolais region.

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First payment: 15th July 2021

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Supply and
Fruity

Grape Variety

100% Gamay

Sweetness

Dry

Alcohol

13.0%

Winemaking

Vegan, Vegetarian

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Flavour Characteristics

Black Cherry Black Cherry

Redcurrant Redcurrant

Strawberry Strawberry

Made from the Gamay grape, the light fruity red wines of Beaujolais in southern Burgundy are well known to most.  The top cru Beaujolais are a big step up though and the peak is the wine of Moulin-à-Vent that is known as the ‘King of Beaujolais’ for its power, structure and longevity.

This top example is from Château du Moulin-à-Vent.  It is easy to drink but has good body with fine tannins and a good length.  It has flavours of red and black fruit – morello cherries, red-currents, strawberries, with hints of spice, marshmallow and floral notes of rose.

 

How to serve it

Lightly Chilled

Pairs well with

Roast Chicken, Rabbit

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