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Château Rouland, Benoît Camus

Product Info

Region: Beaujoulais, France

Vintage: 2018

Grapes: Gamay

Wine type: Red

Alcohol: 13.5%

About: Benoit Camus is a real livewire. Whether working in the vines, in conversation or riding his battered motorcycle it is clear he is a man of rare energy and his wines follow suit. Benoit farms four hectares spread over eight parcels around Ville-sur-
Jarnioux in Beaujolais’ south. The terroir is complex. Predominantly limestone, with some clay, granite and marl in the mix. He lives there in a caravan hidden away in one of the parcels he lovingly refers to as ‘Chateau Roulant’.

Darker, deeper and a little more wild than his other wines, though the limestone lends great freshness.