Duboeuf Julienas Chateau des Capitans 2007

Gamay from Beaujolais, France

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Item No. 98010
  • WN90
Style: Light & Fruity

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

This wine displays a sumptuous deep red color. Its intense, complex nose offers an array of fruits, from peach to raspberry and black currant, with a subtle touch of cinnamon. Ample structure and excellent balance will allow this wine to age in bottle quite gracefully.

"This 19th century château has been renovated (the domaine dates back to the 18th century) and the wine — off of 15 vineyards — is a joint venture between Georges Duboeuf and importer W.J.Deutsch and Sons. Pure, bright cherry fruit and some soft oak; fresh, complex and balanced with length and pinotesque character." 90 Points
The Tasting Panel
January 2009

Critical Acclaim

"Purple hue. Briary aromas of sharply fresh cherry and dust. Raspy flavors of strawberry and cedar are smoother than suggested by the nose. Dry close."
90 Points

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Rating:
(9/28/2010)
It captures the classic bright beaujolais flavor profile. A very pleasant wine.
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Rating:
(9/29/2010)
I am a regular guy but an exceptional cook. This wine is the perfect compliment to my tandoori rack of lamb with quinoa, tabouli, sliced fig and grilled garlic pita dinner.
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Rating:
(9/21/2010)
Accidentally brought this to a beaujolais nouveau party and it was a really nice change from all the rest of the nouveau wines because this bottle actually tasted like wine. :-)
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Learn About Duboeuf Map ItMap It

For over 40 years Georges Duboeuf has been the Beaujolais region's most renowned negociant and is today regarded in the wine world as the King of Beaujolais. Born in 1933 in Pouilly-Fuisse, 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...

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Learn About Beaujolais

(boe-show-lay) Upon hearing Beaujolais, many think of the large celebration for wine that comes out the 3rd week of November, that year's vintage of Beaujolais Nouveau. But the region of Beaujolais, situated at the bottom of the Burgundy AC, is more than just the nouveau. Some Beaujolais wines can be kept (gasp!) for up to 10 years! Those are usually the Cru Beaujolais and are...

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Learn About Gamay

Gamay (gah-MAY) Beaujolais' Baby Gamay is a pale colored grape, best associated with the region of Beaujolas. In fact, few regions or grapes are so wholly intertwined with one another. After being universally rejected by the rest of Burgundy in the 14th century, Gamay found its niche a bit further south, in Beaujolais. Beyond that part of France, Gamay can also be...

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