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Moulin-Á-Vent de La Vigne Romaine 2018

Overview

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
COUNTRY: France
REGION: Cote du Py
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Gamay
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 1.8 g/l
pH: 3.63
ACIDITY: 5.89 g/l
ALCOHOL: 12.5%

Press Highlights

2017: 94 Pts. – James Suckling, Dec. 21, 2018
2016: 91 Pts. ‘CELLAR SELECTION’ - Wine Enthusiast, March 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, June 2014
2010: 89 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Oct. 2011


 
 
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