Julien Auroux from Domaine Julien Auroux is a young wine producer (7th Generation) based in the little village of Boisse in the most eastern part of the Bergerac region. He is working very precise and experiments a lot to improve his wines every year. His relative cool terroir rich in limestone is one of the best from this region and produces elegant and mineral wines.
Region: Bergerac, AOP Bergerac
Grape variety and soil: 34% Merlot, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Malbec. Soil, Argilo Calcaire (Clay with Limestone)
Taste: Pure medium bodied Wine. With red fruits like cassis and blacberries and spices, nice body and freshness, fine tannins, long and lingering after taste
Wine pairing: Your daily red wine, red meats, game but also barbecue with friends etc.
Serving Temperature: 16 c, medium sized red wine glass. Open 2 hours in advance or decant before serving, drink now or keep until 2028
Vinification: Natural vinification on concrete tanks for 7 months, local yeasts low in SO2<20 mg
Culture: Organic, label AB
La Revue de Vins de France: 91/100 Mentioned in the Greeen Guide 2021, Most promissing producer 2017 and 2018 in the Bergerac region, Coup de Coeur for his wines in 2014
Guide Hachette: One star for the white and red 2014, in the 2016 issue