Chateau Moulin de La Rose owes its name to an 18th century mill on the site where the château is now located. Situated in the midst of the Grands Crus Classes of Saint-Julien, the Moulin de La Rose reveals one of the most beautiful expressions of this terroir.
The 5 hectares of vineyard are planted in Garonne gravel. The vines are pruned as double guyot with meticulous tillage and manual leaf stripping.
The start of the season was cool and humid, followed by an extremely hot summer period. The vines adapted beautifully to the climatic conditions of the year, yielding perfectly ripe grapes
The winemaking and aging
Following the manual harvests on September 4, 5 and September 20, the grapes were brought back to the winery. Sorting in the vineyard, vinification in thermoregulated stainless steel vats and vatting for 3 weeks. The wine was then aged in barrels (30% new).
Revealing a deep, bright purple color in the glass, the Chateau Moulin de la Rose 2019 shows promise of a brilliant wine. The nose is dominated by notes of blackcurrant and roasted cocoa beans evolving into floral touches of violet and blackberry. On the palate, the Chateau Moulin de la Rose 2019 expresses itself with a great balance between freshness and delicacy. The powerful structure gives Chateau Moulin de la Rose 2019 a nice length on the finish.