Chateau Julien
Celebrating 30 Years

Private Reserve Wine

We are thrilled to offer our new release 2011 Private Reserve Merlot Magnum (1.5L) presented in a custom designed silk screened bottle. This is a limited production (only 150 btls)! Experts agree, wine from larger format bottles age slower and develop more complexity and nuances than wines from smaller bottle sizes.These large format wines are perfect for celebrations and special... more »
2011 Private Reserve Merlot Magnum
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Black currant, jammy blackberry and cassis aromas complement smoky coffee flavors and lingering sweet oak. Moderate tannins balance bold, ripe fruit. Complex and robust, this full-bodied wine shows deep texture through a smooth finish. Will age nicely for up to twenty years. more »
2010 Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
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100% Chardonnay aged 7 months in new French oak barrels. After harvesting, the grapes were crushed and pressed with minimal maceration and then settled to 1% solids to naturally embellish the clarity of the wine. Inoculated with Pris de Mouse yeast, the wine was then transferred to new Allier French Oak barrels from coopers  Francios Freres. The Chardonnay was barrel fermented and aged on... more »
2011 Private Reserve "Sur Lie" Chardonnay
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Château Julien Private Reserve wines signify the heritage of the winery, highlighting small vineyard lots, traditional techniques and limited case production. Select lots of the Estate Vineyard’s Syrah grapes are harvested specifically for this Private Reserve wine and held separately throughout oak aging until the final blend. Vintage A cold spring slightly delayed vine development... more »
2011 Private Reserve Syrah
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Our Private Reserve Merlot was the original red wine label produced by the winery back in 1982, and is celebrated today as the Estate’s flagship varietal. This wine incorporates only the best Merlot lots from our vineyard partners, aged separately in the highest quality new French oak barrels until finalizing the optimum blend prior to bottling. Winemaker Notes:  Shows ripe flavors... more »
2012 Private Reserve Merlot
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Creamy flavors of ripe pear and bold tropical fruit grace the palate. Well-balanced with a silky mouth-feel and a nice acidic backbone. Elegant and full-bodied with hints of toasty oak through a long, layered finish. more »
2013 Private Reserve "Sur Lie" Chardonnay
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