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Clos des Quatre Vents Fleurie 2019


The 2019 Clos des Quatre Vents is a brilliant garnet color. Elegant, with fresh aromas of black fruits and black cherry, with floral scents like iris. The nose follows through to the aromatic palate, with the fruit coming to the fore. Balanced and unctuous, with soft tannins.

Wine Facts

Winemaker Notes
The south-facing vineyards of the Estate tumble down the hillside to the road leading out of Fleurie. Two winemakers undertake caring for the 29.7-acre property, where most of the vineyards surrounding the house are more than 50 years old and trellised in the traditional Gobelet style. They are planted mostly in the pink granite soil that is the hallmark of the Fleurie Cru. Semi-carbonic maceration and malolactic fermentation takes place in temperature- controlled stainless-steel vats. The wine sees no oak.

Interesting Facts
The vineyards and winery have been owned by the Darroze family since the mid-1950s, when it was bought by the father of the current owner. The Dubouef family has had an exclusive agreement with them for many years.

Serving Hints

Pair with grilled red meats, lamb shanks, spicy dishes and aged cheeses.

Producer: Domaine des Quatre Vents
Region: A.O.C. Beaujolais
Cru: Fleurie
Country: France
Wine Composition: 100% Gamay
Alcohol: 14%
Total Acidity: 4.97 G/L
Residual Sugar: 2.3 G/L
pH: 3.67

Press Highlights

2020: 92 Pts - James Suckling, Dec 2021
2018: 93 Pts - James Suckling, Nov 2019
2018: 91 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Apr 2020
2017: 93 Pts - James Suckling, Feb 2019
2017: 90 Pts - Wine & Spirits, Apr 2019
2016: 92 Pts - James Suckling, Feb 2018
2016: 92 Pts - Vinous, Mar 2018
2016: 90 Pts - Wine Advocate, Aug 2017
2015: 93 Pts - James Suckling, Feb 2017
2015: 91 Pts - Vinous, Jan 2017
2015: 90 Pts - Wine Advocate, Aug 2017
2014: 92 Pts - Vinous, Aug 2016

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