1998 George Duboeuf Moulin-A-Vent - Printable Version

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- barnesy - 10-18-2000 11:21 AM

I found a bottle of this in a wine shop in Boise. They have a nice selection and a decent staff so I should try to get there more often. Although it is 30 miles and on the far end of the town. Anyways, I look forward to trying this recommondation from MrDutton and Innkeeper and I will let you know what I think!


- Thomas - 10-19-2000 11:01 AM

Add me to that recommendation list.

- hotwine - 10-19-2000 11:58 AM

Add mine, too. I've put a case of the '98 down, but also still have some of the '97, which is really superb.

- barnesy - 10-25-2000 12:14 AM

I finished off the bottle tonight. It was pretty darn good, thanks for the advice. Quite a bit fuller than the jadot beaujolais-villages. I may try to see if I can hit all 12 appelations of the beaujolais. I am looking foward to the 2000 beaujolais nouveau, which my local shop will have. (already checked)

My next french adventure is a 98 Rhone grenache/syrah mix.


[This message has been edited by barnesy (edited 10-24-2000).]

- hotwine - 07-27-2008 05:28 PM

Wanted a red sipper late yesterday after slaving in the yard and hadn't tried this in quite a while. Didn't know what to expect from this 10-yr-old "flower label". Put it in the fridge for a few minutes, then poured about 2 oz into a water glass with ice cubes and topped with San Pelligrino sparkling water. It kind of got lost at that temp, not much there. As I drained the glass and sucked on the ice, its flavors emerged... sort of a bruised prune at first. Poured an honest wine glass and it really started to show the bruised black fruit, browning throuhout, deep and brooding, nice finish. 13% alc/vol and the retailer's label says $10.99. Still have a couple more.