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The name of Juliénas come from « Jules Caesar ». The vineyard is situated north to Beaujolais vineyard , both at the limit of Gamay area and at the boundary of Chardonnay grape variety area.

The vineyards of Juliénas are, with Saint-Amour, the northern cru of the Beaujolais area, in the very South of Burgundy. They spread over the villages of Juliénas, Jullié, Emeringes and Pruzilly.

Grape varietal

100% Gamay Noir with white juice.

Vine and soil

Vineyard age: 48 years old.
Yield: 56 hectoliters per hectar
A rigorous plot selection is made on 2 partners estates.

Vines are planted on varied soils made of deep siliceous rocks, stony soils with ancient alluvium and deep altered granite
They are pruned « en gobelet » and "cordon". They are managed with substainable farming methods.

Food and wine pairing

This wine is perfect with traditional dishes, particularly poultry in sauce such as coq au vin, but also chicken with morel mushrooms, red meats and fat cheeses

Serving suggestions

To be served between 15 and 18°C. (59-64°F.)

Ageing potential

3 to 5 years.