2018 Chateau Moulin-a-Vent Moulin Vent

Gamay - 750ML
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VN 94 W&S 94
VN 94

Vinous, October 2020

The 2018 Moulin-à-Vent is a sumptuous, wonderfully expressive wine. Blue/purplish fruit, lavender, licorice and spice all flesh out in a racy Beaujolais endowed with terrific richness. The 2018 can be enjoyed now, but it...
W&S 94

Wine & Spirits, October 2021

It’s rare to taste gamay from Moulin-à-Vent and think of Volnay. And, as much as I would praise the beauty and grandeur of this wine, a pure extract of the earth, I wonder what that association with the Côte de Beaune is...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Gamay
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Beaujolais
Appellation Moulin A Vent
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2018 Chateau Moulin-a-Vent Moulin Vent, a red wine that epitomizes the essence of the Burgundy region in France. Crafted with precision and passion, this wine showcases the undeniable charm of the Gamay varietal, resulting in a truly remarkable drinking experience.

Gazing upon the wine, one is immediately captivated by its deep, ruby red hue, promising an indulgence of the senses. The aromas that arise from the glass are nothing short of enchanting, as notes of blueberries, ripe plums, and hints of lavender intermingle with delicate undertones of licorice and spice. It is a symphony of scents that invites anticipation and intrigue.

On the palate, the 2018 Moulin-à-Vent does not disappoint. It exudes a sense of sumptuousness and opulence, with its velvety texture and generous body. The blue and purplish fruit flavors dance gracefully on the taste buds, accompanied by the gentle caress of lavender and the subtle warmth of exotic spices. This wine possesses an admirable richness that is balanced by its refreshing acidity, creating a harmonious interplay of flavors.

Renowned wine critic Vinous has awarded this vintage an impressive score of 94, praising its expressive nature and remarkable richness. They suggest that while it can be enjoyed now, the 2018 Moulin-à-Vent has the potential to age gracefully in the cellar for years to come. Meanwhile, Wine & Spirits draws a fascinating comparison, likening this wine to the elegance and finesse of Volnay from the Côte de Beaune. With its refined forest-berry flavors and mouth-filling tannins, it stands proudly alongside its esteemed Côte d’Or counterparts.

The Chateau Moulin-a-Vent, the esteemed producer behind this exceptional wine, has a storied history and a commitment to quality that shines through in every sip. With its traditional cork closure, this wine embodies the timeless elegance and sophistication that wine enthusiasts crave.

In conclusion, the 2018 Chateau Moulin-a-Vent Moulin Vent is a true gem from the Beaujolais region. Its complexity, finesse, and age-worthy potential make it a wine that demands attention and admiration. Whether savored now or carefully cellared for the future, this remarkable red is sure to leave a lasting impression on all who have the pleasure of experiencing it.