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Moulin à Vent 2006

Moulin-à-Vent 2006

Grape Variety : Gamay

Soil : Granite

Site : One of the most famous crus of the Beaujolais. The area of production is located in the southern part of the villages of Chenas in the Saône & Loire Department and in Romanèche Thorins in the Rhône Department. The vineyards are on the sides of a hill overlooked by a windmill, hence the name of the wine.

The Vintage 2006 : The weather at the start of summer was quite demanding. However, the sun appeared at the end of August and continued throughout September. The harvest commenced in mid-September in perfect conditions.

Tasting : Bright red colour with purple nuances. Intense aromas of raspberry, liquorice and spices. Concentrated and well-structured. Refreshing and lively. Good tannic structure.

Food pairing : Cooked pork meat "charcuterie", barbecue and all sorts of mild cheeses. Selected as a "coup de coeur" in the Guide Hachette des Vins 2009