Henry Fessy - Julienas
Henry Fessy - Julienas

Henry Fessy - Julienas 2016

Red Wine
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Item# 11211-16

Product Ratings

James Suckling 93pt

Appellation

Julienas is one of the northernmost Crus of Beaujolais, the vineyard is on a steep slope. This was the first vineyard to be planted in Antiquity, while the rest of the region was still covered with chestnut trees. It may get its name form Jules Caesar himself.

Estate

Located in the heart of Brouilly since 1888, Henry Fessy is family company specializing in the production of Beaujolais Crus. The domaine covers almost 70 hectares and includes vineyards in the appellations of Brouilly, Côte de Brouilly, Chénas, Fleurie, Juliénas, Morgon, Moulin-à-Vent, Régnié, Saint Amour, Beaujolais-Villages, Beaujolais and Beaujolais Blanc. The vines are an average of 50 years old and are trained in the traditional manner en Goblet, which are individual low bush vines. The domaine's vineyards are managed with sensitivity towards the environment with intervention only taking place when it is necessary and beneficial. This philosophy allows them to produce characterful wines which express a true sense of place and origin.