Ratings and Reviews
True to its name — the French word for “pretty one” — the Jolie presents a lovely, dark crimson color. The wine leads with a nose of powerful jammy red and black fruits mixed with spicy nuances. The mid-palate is complex, velvety, and fruit-driven. It shows impressive length, body, and character for a wine at this price. The Jolie is vinified in stainless steel.
The Jolie is a specially selected cuvée created at Château Juvenal in the Ventoux. With vineyards located on the hillsides and plateau near Graveyron, Château Juvenal is considered among the best terroirs available in the appellation and has been certified organic since 2012. A relatively new estate, Château Juvenal emerged in 2011 when Anne-Marie and Bernard Forestier merged properties with Sébastien Alban to create the 50-acre Château Juvenal. The new winemaking team benefits immensely from the leadership of Philippe Cambie, an internationally renowned oenologist who was named the best wine consultant of 2010 by Robert Parker. Under Philippe’s supervision, the fruit is harvested by hand when each parcel is at its peak.