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Domaine des Rosiers Moulin-Á-Vent 2019

Overview

This 2019 vintage displays a brilliant garnet color in the glass. Complex and elegant, with notes of blackberry, cassis, plum and floral aromas, like faded rose. Full bodied and structured, with firm tannins. Good aging potential.

Wine Facts

Winemaker Notes
From a 29.7-acre vineyard with vines over 50 years old. Harvesting of Moulin-À-Vent Domaine des Rosiers is done manually, in whole bunches and the grapes are de-stemmed. Maceration lasts between 10 to 14 days and fermentation is conducted at temperatures between 82 ° to 90° F. 20% of this wine is aged in new French oak barrels.

Interesting Facts
Gérard Charvet, owner of the "Rosebush" (rosier in French) Estate, exhibits an incurable passion for both his vineyards and his wines. He is, without a doubt, blessed, cultivating the earth of the prestigious Cru, Moulin-À-Vent. His fore-bearers settled in a village of Chenas over a century ago, and it was their work ethic that drove him to become a hardworking, meticulous winemaker. After the death of his father in 1983, Gérard took over the estate with admirable talent. Although investing in modern and efficient winemaking equipment, he never forgot the value of listening to his elders, where the art of vinification was concerned.

Serving Hints

This wine is best served with foods that boast earthy or spicy flavors. Enjoy it with slow-cooked beef ribs, game, spicy dishes or aged cheeses.



Producer: Georges Duboeuf
Country: France
Region: A.O.C. Beaujolais
Grape Variety: 100% Gamay
Residual Sugar: 2.1 g/l
pH: 3.69
Total Acidity: 5.35 g/l
Alcohol: 14 %



Press Highlights

2020: 92 Pts - James Suckling, Dec 2021
2019: 93 Pts - James Suckling, Apr 2021
2019: 90 Pts - Wine Advocate, May 2021
2018: 93-94 Pts - James Suckling, Feb. 18, 2019
2017: 93 Pts - James Suckling, Dec 2018
2017: 90 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, March 2019
2016: 93 Pts - James Suckling, Feb. 22, 2018
2016: 91 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, March 2018
2016: 91 Pts - Vinous, March 2018
2016: 91 Pts - Wine Spectator, Web Only 2018
2015: 95 Pts - James Suckling, Feb 2017
2015: 90 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Mar 2017
2015: 90 Pts - Vinous, Jan 2017
2014: 90 Pts - Wine Advocate # 219, June 2015
2013: 90 Pts - ‘Best Buy’ Wine Enthusiast, Feb. 28, 2015
2012: 89 Pts - Wine Spectator, Web Only 2015
2011: 92 Pts - ‘Cellar Selection’ Wine Enthusiast, Nov. 2013
2011: 91 Pts - Wine Advocate #207, June 2013
2010: 91 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Oct. 2011
2003: 90 Pts - ‘Best Buy’ Wine Enthusiast, Feb. 2015

 
 
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