Moulin-À-Vent Tradition 2010, Domaine du Granit, Franck Bessone

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France  Beaujolais 
Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Style Red, Still, Dry, Single Variety
Last Tasted 4 Jan 2022
  • Alpine Wines Grape Varieties: Gamay
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Classic Moulin, with violets and rich dark fruit on the nose. On the palate, plenty of crunchy brambly fruit, excellent structure and a hint of spice. Good with game and red meats.

This wine is made from grapes from a number of sites, with vines aged on average 45 years. The terroir is composed mainly of pink granite called "Ghorra". Exposition is generally South-Southeast at an average altitude of around 250 metres. Yields are restricted to 50hl/hA. Vinification is conventional with a maceration of 10 to 12 days with 6 months in large oak foudres after fermentation is complete.
The overall treatment gives a wine which may be aged for a minimum 4 to 5 years and often up to 10 years.

2009: Bottling was at the start of June 2010.

2010 this is a classic Beaujolais Cru. It epitomises exactly what you want from Moulin a Vent. If ever a wine showed that we should not be too influenced by 'great' vintages, this is it.

Flo says of the 2010 (July 2018): This beautiful gamay still has great structure and spice, it holds up to the test of time and is a great bbq wine. 

Ben says of the 2010 (September 2018): Lovely wine. Perfet Moulin and typically high quality from Bessone.

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Bottle Size 75cl
Variety Gamay
Vintage 2010
Last Tasted 4 Jan 2022
Keeps at least until 2020+
Is Mature Yes
Alcohol 13
Ripeness Normal
Allergens Contains Sulphites
Case Size 6
Composition Gamay 100%
Closure Natural Cork
sweetness dry
Winemaking Malolactic
Aged In Cement
Key Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Available from Partners in Wine
Bought In (year) 2010
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