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CHÂTEAU MOULIN DES RICHARDS

Wine has been a passion for my family since 1772. Our ancestors were winegrowers and grew some of the historical plots of vines. In 1956, my grand-father Gilbert Dupuy and grand-mother Huguette Gautrat got married and combined their vineyards. In 1998, my father Joël Dupuy took over and became the winery’s manager. He expanded and modernised the vineyard. Since 2010, it is my turn to perpetuate the wine passion of our family by bringing some new ideas coming from my experiences abroad.

CHÂTEAU MOULIN DES RICHARDS

Côtes de Bourg

Rouge

CHÂTEAU MOULIN DES RICHARDS

Technical informations

Village : Mombrier
Total winegrowing area : 70 hectares
Terroir :
Clay-limestone soils with some silt and gravel - Subsoil of limestone one or two meters deep - 40-meter high - East-west exposure - 30-year-old vines
Winemaking and ageing :

Mechanical and sorted harvest at the end of september. Gentle work with the grapes. Temperature-control to respect the fruit and secure fermentation. Limitation of oxygen exposure. Ageing in concrete vats softened with wood.

Blend :
80 % Merlot, 10 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 10 % Cabernet Franc
Tasting notes :

A dark red color, almost black. The nose opens with notes of grilled almond and hazelnut. Intense, rich palate, proper sweetness, ample in the mouth with some wild tannins which escape from the general roundness. An excellent long finish.

Food and wine pairing :

Shoulder of lamb

Awards :

► Vintage 2020 :
- GOLD LONDON AWARDS 2021
- SILVER CHINA AWARDS 2021
- GOLD FEMINALISE 2021
- GOLD JAPAN AWARDS 2021
- GOLD TERRE DE VINS 2021

► Vintage 2019 :
- GOLD FEMINALISE 2020
- GOLD FEMINALISE 2020
- SILVER CHALLENGE INTERNATIONAL DU VIN 2020
- GOLD ELLE A TABLE 2020
- SILVER AWC VIENNA 2020
- GOLD AWC VIENNA 2020
- GOLD JAPAN AWARDS 2020
- GOLD JAPAN AWARDS 2020
- GOLD SINGAPOUR AWARDS 2020
- GOLD SINGAPOUR AWARDS 2020
- SILVER CHINA AWARDS 2020
- GOLD CHINA AWARDS 2020
- BRONZE INTERNATIONAL WINE AWARDS 2020
- BRONZE INTERNATIONAL WINE AWARDS 2020
- SILVER CWWSC 2021
- GOLD SAKURA 2021
- GOLD LONDON AWARDS 2020
- SILVER ASIA IMPORT NEWS AWARDS 2020
- GOLD ASIA WINE TROPHY 2020
- SILVER KOREA WINE CHALLENGE 2020
- GOLD INTERNATIONAL ORGANIC AWARDS 2021
- 1 étoile GUIDE HACHETTE BOURG 2022
- 90 points WINE ENTHUSIAST BOURG 2022

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