The appellation gets its name from the presence of an old windmill situated in the middle of the vineyard, which was used to mill grain until the mid 19th Century. The Moulin-A-Vent appellation stretches over the communes of Romaneche-Thorins and Chenas.
From a rigorous selection of a single domaine sourcing. The vineyard benefits from all exposures except the North.
Age of vines: 50 years
Yield: 52 hectolitres / hectare
The vines are pruned “en gobelet” with sustainable farming methods.
Gamay noir. Black gamay with with juice.
The soil of Moulin-A-Vent is fairly shallow, permeable and rich in mineral elements especially manganese. Composed of pink-coloured brittle granite.
Food and wine pairing
Best decanted and served at a temperature of 14° to 16°C. (57-60°F.) to discover the aromatic intensity of this wine.
This wine can be kept for more than 5 years.