Duboeuf Julienas Chateau des Capitans 2007
Gamay from Beaujolais, Burgundy, France
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... View More
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.
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.
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