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Château des Capitans Juliénas 2018 Wine Review

Château des Capitans Juliénas 2018

Château des Capitans Juliénas 2018

Beaujolais A.P., France

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2021-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Château des Capitans Juliénas

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Château Des Capitans Juliénas 2018 Gamay is produced by the Georges Duboeuf team. Dry and medium-bodied this 100% Gamay is so juicy and fresh on the nose with crushed raspberry, blueberry, red plum, savoury herbs and pepper spice flavours savoury and satisfying on the palate. Tannins are firm. Grapes are sourced from a single vineyard around the 19th-Century castle in the heart of Juliénas, that is locally known as Les Capitans.

Food pairings: roast chicken, grilled veggie burgers, pepper steak.

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This Château des Capitans Juliénas 2018 was reviewed on June 11, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

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Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Beautiful and robust! This is a wonderful Gamay, perfect for anything you have planned for summer grilling. Aromas of ripe raspberry and blackberry, with warm herbs and black peppery spice. Medium+ bodied, with some subtle, grippy tannins, vibrant acidity, and lovely, ripe, juicy berry flavours. The finish is lengthy with more peppery spice and a hint of a mineral note. As mentioned, enjoy with any summer BBQ.

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