Château de Juliénas

+33 4 74 04 41 43 François et Thierry Condemine Château de Juliénas
JULIÉNAS, 69840
France View map

In the 13th century, on the site of today's castle stood a fortified house belonging to the lord of Beaujeu. In the 15th century it became the property of the dukes of Bourbon-Montpensier who neglected it. Consequently investigators sent by the dukes wrote in 1602 "your lord's castle is in ruins". The present north part was rebuilt in the late 16th. A medallion bears the date 1582 and the inscription "SPES MEA DEUS". Claude Janin bought this property. In the early 18th century he had the vat-room and the chapel (now disued) built on the west side and the living quarters to the east... Claude Janin's descendants kept the castle until 1907. In 1907 the property was bought by Claude Condemine who completely restored it. Four generations later, the estate is runing by François and his son Thierry. It now includes 35 hectares of vines producing Juliénas wine. The vines are all located around the Château and benefit from a good southern/south-eastern exposure on granitic soil. The grapes are hand Read more »

People getting updates on Château de Juliénas

Château de Juliénas on Snooth

  • I've been trying wines from different Beaujolais regions and have yet to find one that I love. Here are the ones I've tried with disappointing results:Clos de la Roilette Fleurie '13Fessy Regnie Chateau des Reyssiers '11Duboeuf Beaujolais-Villages '11Beaujolais NouveauWith all these wines, the problem is that the wines don't have the vibrant red... Read More

    Forum post in the topic In need of Cru Beaujolais advice


  • Every year about this time the Beaujolais hype machine kicks into high gear getting us all ready for the latest and greatest vintage of Nouveau. Don’t get me wrong, I actually enjoy a glass of nouveau now and again and they do make for a perfectly fine pairing with Thanksgiving meals, but in all honesty I wish they were released in the late spri... Read More

    From the article Cru Beaujolais


  • Louis Jadot Julienas Château de Julienas 2006

    Snoothrank:

    Pleasant if a little dull without food. Read More

    Wine review by Roly145


  • New image uploaded to this page.

    Page modification by 33324Dragac 33324 Dragac


  • So naturally what I mean by that title is,that much, if not most, of the wine from Beaujolais is wonderful stuff marred by the phenomenon that is Beaujolais Nouveau. The marketing concept of producing wines in a blaze of forced glory, and using techniques that make the wine a shadow of it's self, has propelled this particular wine to the tops of... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Beaujolais it ain't all Nouveau


  • So naturally what I mean by that title is,that much, if not most, of the wine from Beaujolais is wonderful stuff marred by the phenomenon that is Beaujolais Nouveau. The marketing concept of producing wines in a blaze of forced glory, and using techniques that make the wine a shadow of it's self, has propelled this particular wine to the tops of... Read More

    From the article Beaujolais it ain't all Nouveau


  • For the first 2 weeks of June it'll be Beaujolais time here at Snooth.These are red wines perfectly suited for the transition into Summer.I am curious what you think about Beaujolais and what your favorite wines are so share your secrets with us!I'll add some notes in the coming days.Who's first to post? Read More

    Forum post in the topic Beaujolais GTi post your...


  • Cave du Bois de la Salle Juliénas les Armoiries 2004

    Snoothrank:

    Not overly sweet but pours very very light. Just enough hint of strawberry before a nice soft warm red fruit finish. Read More

    Wine review by colinrchorley


1




View larger map



Best Wine Deals

See More Deals

Recent Forum PostsView all


Château de Juliénas wine ratings and reviews





Snooth Media Network