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.

92+ Points

Wine Advocate

2017 vintage
93 Points

VinousMedia.com

2016 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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