Duboeuf Moulin-a-Vent Domaine des Rosiers 2010

Gamay from Beaujolais, France

$18.00 $13.49
Save $4.51
Item No. 113143
  • red wine
  • WE91
  • RP90
Style: Smooth & Supple

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.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
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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.

Critical Acclaim

"Intense and rich wine, with touches of smoky wood, the tannins ripe, the acidity a refreshing balancing factor. With its cherry character, there is fruit already, but wait a year and this will be impressive."
91 Points

"Tart-edged blackberry and cassis inform the nose and palate of Duboeuf’s almost severely-concentrated 2010 Moulin-a-Vent Domaine des Rosiers (which I tasted from tank). Pungent herb and spice accents mingle with notes from the contingent of used barriques in which a small portion of this sojourned. There is invigorating dark berry tartness and focused intensity as well as an interesting stony undertone to this wine’s penetrating finish, and it should offer outstanding value for at least 3-4 years. Surprisingly, it resists roughness or any more obvious flavors of oak in a way that the corresponding 2009 did not.
Range: 89-90 "
90 Points

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MICHAEL HENNESY - Mount Juliet, TN (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(5/30/2013)
Style: Light & Fruity
A fruity nose and palate . A decent French Beaujolais for the price.
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Stephen Bazzano - Vernon Rockville, CT (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(4/10/2013)
Style: Light & Fruity
Ok, but not memorable. Just not enough substance for me. Rather sweet and semi dry.Ok for anyone trying to make the transition from white to red.
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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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