Jules Desjourneys Moulin-à-Vent 2009
It’s hard to believe the Jules Desjourneys 2009 is a Beaujolais, such is the concentration and depth of this stunning Moulin À Vent. The fruit is not so unusual, a generous dollop of wild strawberries and pie cherries, but then it veers sharply off the sunlit path, into a thicket of scrub and undergrowth, wet decaying leaves and stony brook, only emerge once more with violets, lilacs and sandalwood. Nicely developed, with fine fore-to-mid palate tannins, it’s drinking beautifully now and has the potential to last. Tasted March 2015.