Juliénas wines are known for their earthy richness, spice and ability to age. The wines are deep purple, fleshy, velvety and freely giving with black berry fruits on the nose and palate. Granite-based sites with ancient alluvial deposits, some sandy soils, with fair amount of clay. Sits on the bedrock of the region’s famously volcanic blue stone. Semi-carbonic vinification in cement. Aged in cement.
FOOD PAIRINGS: smoked salmon, baked eggs, roasted turkey, mushroom-and-ham quiche.