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Moulin-Á-Vent de La Vigne Romaine 2018


Domaine De La Vigne Romaine 2018 displays a shiny garnet color. Aromas of black fruits, blackberry, cassis and spices follow through to the fresh, fleshy, silky and balanced palate. The winery feels that this wine is the essence of Gamay.

Wine Facts

Winemaker Notes
The vines of Domaine De La Vigne Romaine Moulin-A-Vent are planted on "Les Brenays", "En Reclaine", "Les Petits Bois", "la Delatte" and "Les Petits Morier" terroirs. The vines cover 6.2 acres on a Southeaast facing and are over 20 years old, on average. The grapes are all handpicked and undergo 100% Malolactic fermentation, with the juice aged for 14 months on one-year-old French oak casks. 

Interesting Fact

The domain is situated in the commune of Romanèche-Thorins (Romanesca), which was the site of one of the first Roman farms in the region. The Domain has been run by the Gimaray family for generations.

Serving Hints

This wine pairs well with braised brisket, roasted duck breast, spicy dishes, and aged cheeses.

Producer: Georges Duboeuf
Region: Cote du Py
Country: France
Wine Composition 100% Gamay
Residual Sugar: 1.8 G/L
pH: 3.63
Total Acidity: 5.89 G/L
Alcohol: 12.5%

Press Highlights

2018: 94 Pts - James Suckling, Feb 2020
2018: 90 Pts - Vinous, Oct 2019
2017: 94 Pts - James Suckling, Dec 2018
2017: 90 Pts - Wine Spectator, Dec 2018
2016: 91 Pts ‘Cellar Selection’ - Wine Enthusiast, Mar 2018
2015: 92 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Mar 2017
2014: 90 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Dec. 2015
2013: 89 Pts - Wine Spectator, Web 2015
2012: 89+ Pts - Wine Advocate #213, Jun 2014
2010: 89 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Oct 2011

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