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Date Printed: 8/28/2014
Duboeuf Moulin-a-Vent Domaine des Rosiers 2008
Duboeuf Moulin-a-Vent Domaine des Rosiers 2008
(search item no. 107938)
The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 8/28/2014: $14.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2007 The Wine News rating: 90 points
2006 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This impressive wine displays very specific aromas of black currant and peonies. Extremely refined tannins contribute substance and power. A subtle hint of cinnamon flatters the taste buds. This fine Moulin-a-Vent combines elegance, breed and silky softness, as well as superb length on the palate.
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About Georges Duboeuf:

For over 40 years Georges Duboeuf has been the Beaujolais region's most renowned négociant and is today regarded in the wine world as the "King of Beaujolais." Born in 1933 in Pouilly-Fuissé, the son of a winegrower, Georges began selling his family's wines from the back of his bicycle to now-legendary local chefs such as Paul Bocuse and Paul Blanc. In 1964, Georges realized his dream and founded his own company: Les Vins Georges Duboeuf.

Over the years, Georges has developed long-standing relationships with the region's top growers and winemakers. Georges is involved in every aspect of his enterprise and is known for his passion and his legendary palate. In 2003, the Duboeuf family opened a new, modern winery in Romanéche-Thorins. The following year, the Duboeuf and Deutsch families jointly purchased Château des Capitans in Juliénas. With annual sales of 30 million bottles, Georges Duboeuf is one of the world's best-known French brands.