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2018 Georges Duboeuf French - Beaujolais "Moulin-à-Vent Domaine des Rosiers"

Georges Duboeuf 2018 Moulin-a-Vent Domaine des Rosiers

Winery: Georges Duboeuf

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Moulin-à-Vent Domaine des Rosiers"

Wine Category: French - Beaujolais

Grape blend: 100% Gamay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Beaujolais

State or country: France

Price: $28

Cases produced: 2,000

KWG Score: 93 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: October 19, 2020

Wine Review: This ruby colored Cru level Beaujolais from Duboeuf opens with a blackberry bouquet with hints of turned earth and banana. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and smooth. The flavor profile is a black plum and black currant blend with notes of crushed stone minerality. I also detected hints of mild boysenberry, oak and mushrooms. The finish is rather dry and its tannins build-up and stick around for quite some time. This Gamay should be decanted in the near term. I would suggest pairing this impressive offering from Moulin-à-Vent with beef bourguignon. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: This 2018 vintage has a brilliant garnet color. It is complex and elegant, with notes of toast, jammy fruits, vanilla and spices - and aromas of faded rose. Full-bodied and structured, with firm tannins. Good aging potential. This wine is best served with foods that boast earthy or spicy flavors.

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