Grape Variety : Gamay
Soil : Granite
Site : One of the most famous crus of the Beaujolais. The area of production is located in the southern part of the villages of Chenas in the Saône & Loire Department and in Romanèche Thorins in the Rhône Department. The vineyards are on the sides of a hill overlooked by a windmill, hence the name of the wine.
The Vintage 2006 : The weather at the start of summer was quite demanding. However, the sun appeared at the end of August and continued throughout September. The harvest commenced in mid-September in perfect conditions.
Tasting : Bright red colour with purple nuances. Intense aromas of raspberry, liquorice and spices. Concentrated and well-structured. Refreshing and lively. Good tannic structure.
Food pairing : Cooked pork meat "charcuterie", barbecue and all sorts of mild cheeses. Selected as a "coup de coeur" in the Guide Hachette des Vins 2009