Moulin-à-Vent

Château des Jacques

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Region: France / Burgundy / Beaujolais

Atop the hierarchy of Beaujolais Crus are Moulin-à-Vent and Morgon, with notable aging potential. Often called the most “Burgundian” cru, Moulin-à-Vent shows complexity, finesse and length, while Morgon is the most robust and structured. Château des Jacques Moulin-à-Vent can age at least 10-20 years; Morgon can mature a minimum 5-20 years.

Following harvest, a portion of the grapes is destemmed before the wine is vinified in closed vats with pumping over. Finally, the wine matures in oak barrels.

92 Points

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2014 vintage
92 Points

i-winereview.com

2014 vintage
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tasting note

This full, robust Beaujolais offers a fleshy texture and greater longevity than any other Beaujolais cru. Its exceptional structure supports vivid red fruit aromas.

food pairing

Moulin-à-Vent is perfect with lighter red meat dishes.

points of distinction

  • Moulin-à-Vent is considered the region’s most Burgundian cru.
  • The wine matures for eight months in oak barrels, unusual for Beaujolais.
  • Can be enjoyed immediately or cellared for 10 years or more
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“A good wine is a drink that tastes good; a great wine is alive.”

– Cyril Chirouze, Winemaker

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