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2017 `M de Moulin Riche` Saint-Julien, Château Moulin Riche

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Château Moulin Riche: Location: Château Moulin Riche is situated in the Saint-Julien appellation within the Bordeaux wine region of France. Historic Estate: The estate has a rich history, and its vineyards are often planted with classic Bordeaux grape varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc. Classification: While Château Moulin Riche may not have its own classification, it is worth noting that Saint-Julien is home to several classified growths (Grand Cru Classé) in the Bordeaux Classification of 1855. Saint-Julien AOC: Bordeaux Excellence: Saint-Julien is one of the prestigious appellations in Bordeaux known for producing wines of exceptional quality and aging potential. Cabernet Sauvignon Dominance: Wines from Saint-Julien typically have a significant proportion of Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend, contributing to structure, elegance, and longevity. Terroir Variety: The region has a diverse range of terroirs, including gravelly soils that are conducive to grape ripening. "M de Moulin Riche" 2017: Second Wine: Wines labeled as "M de Moulin Riche" are often considered the second wine of Château Moulin Riche, representing a selection of grapes that may not go into the estate's primary bottling. Vintage 2017: The 2017 vintage conditions, including weather patterns and temperature fluctuations, would have influenced the style and characteristics of the wine. Winemaking and Tasting Profile: Traditional Winemaking: Bordeaux estates, including Château Moulin Riche, often follow traditional winemaking techniques such as fermentation in stainless steel or oak vats and aging in oak barrels. Youthful Elegance: Second wines are typically crafted to be approachable in their youth, showcasing the fruit characteristics of the estate. Tasting Notes: Tasting notes for "M de Moulin Riche" Saint-Julien may include dark fruit flavors like blackberry and blackcurrant, integrated tannins, and a balance of acidity. Classification and Reputation: Notable Neighbors: Saint-Julien is home to some of the most prestigious châteaux in Bordeaux, such as Château Léoville-Las Cases, Château Léoville-Poyferré, and Château Ducru-Beaucaillou. Bordeaux Heritage: Château Moulin Riche contributes to the heritage of Bordeaux winemaking, and its wines are often sought after by enthusiasts and collectors.
2017 `M de Moulin Riche` Saint-Julien, Château Moulin Riche
2017 `M de Moulin Riche` Saint-Julien, Château Moulin Riche
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