Moulin-à-Vent Clos de Rochegrès

Château des Jacques

Moulin-à-Vent Clos de Rochegrès play

Region: France / Burgundy / Beaujolais
Grapes: 100% Gamay

Château des Jacques Moulin-à-Vent Clos de Rochegrès is a special cuvée from old vines that cover 24 acres. The soil of the Clos de Rochegrès is granitic, fairly shallow and overlies an extremely hard bedrock. After a portion of the grapes are destemmed, the wine is vinified in closed vats with pumping over. The wine is then matured in oak barrels for 10 to 11 months.

93 Points

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2016 vintage
93 Points

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2015 vintage
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tasting note

Clos de Rochegrès has fine rose and peony aromas and flavors with a touch of minerals. The wine is generous on the palate thanks to its elegant, long-lasting tannins.

food pairing

This wine will perfectly match red meats in sauce, venison and other game and most cheeses.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Gamay
APPELLATION: Moulin-à-Vent

points of distinction

  • Moulin-à-Vent is considered the region’s most Burgundian cru.
  • A single vineyard wine from a great Beaujolais Cru
  • Can be enjoyed immediately or cellared for 10 to 20 years
  • about the grape +
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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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