The Château Julien of Carmel Valley of California

The winery offers 35 different wines
Its wines get an average rating of 3.6.
This estate is part of the Brower Family Wines.
It is ranked in the top 9 of the estates of California.
It is located in Carmel Valley in the region of California

The Château Julien is one of the largest wineries in the world. It offers 35 wines for sale in of Carmel Valley to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Château Julien wines

Looking for the best Château Julien wines in Carmel Valley among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Château Julien wines. Also find some food and wine pairings that may be suitable with the wines from this area. Learn more about the region and the Château Julien wines with technical and enological descriptions.

The top red wines of Château Julien

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Château Julien

How Château Julien wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of beef tartar with thai flavors, marinated leg of lamb with herbs or duck aiguillettes with basalmic.

Organoleptic analysis of red wines of Château Julien

On the nose the red wine of Château Julien. often reveals types of flavors of oak, non oak or earth and sometimes also flavors of microbio, spices or red fruit. In the mouth the red wine of Château Julien. is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

The best vintages in the red wines of Château Julien

  • 2008 With an average score of 4.10/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 3.90/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 3.68/5
  • 2009 With an average score of 3.62/5
  • 2011 With an average score of 3.61/5
  • 2013 With an average score of 3.59/5

The grape varieties most used in the red wines of Château Julien.

  • Merlot
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Shiraz/Syrah
  • Sangiovese
  • Malbec
  • Zinfandel

Discovering the wine region of Carmel Valley

The wine region of Carmel Valley is located in the region of Monterey County of California of United States. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Bernardus or the Domaine Bernardus produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Carmel Valley are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Pinot noir and Merlot, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Carmel Valley often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or oak and sometimes also flavors of black fruit, spices or red fruit.

In the mouth of Carmel Valley is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 29 estates and châteaux in the of Carmel Valley, producing 127 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Carmel Valley go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or veal.

The top white wines of Château Julien

Food and wine pairings with a white wine of Château Julien

How Château Julien wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of pork, spicy food or mushrooms such as recipes of fresh sausage, garantita or karantita (algerian recipe) or bocconcini (veal rolls with ham and comté).

Organoleptic analysis of white wines of Château Julien

On the nose the white wine of Château Julien. often reveals types of flavors of tree fruit, non oak or earth and sometimes also flavors of microbio, vegetal or oak.

The best vintages in the white wines of Château Julien

  • 2008 With an average score of 3.70/5
  • 2014 With an average score of 3.60/5
  • 2012 With an average score of 3.41/5
  • 2013 With an average score of 3.36/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 3.27/5

The grape varieties most used in the white wines of Château Julien.

  • Pinot Grigio
  • Chardonnay
  • Chenin Blanc
  • Viognier
  • Gewürztraminer

Discover the grape variety: Merlot

Merlot noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Bordeaux). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small to medium sized bunches, and medium sized grapes. Merlot noir can be found in many vineyards: South West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Armagnac, Burgundy, Jura, Champagne, Rhone Valley, Beaujolais, Provence & Corsica, Savoie & Bugey.

The top natural sweet wines of Château Julien

Food and wine pairings with a natural sweet wine of Château Julien

How Château Julien wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or pork such as recipes of polish goulash, kapama of lamb (traditional bosnian dish) or eggs in meurette.

The grape varieties most used in the natural sweet wines of Château Julien.

  • Merlot
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Malbec

The word of the wine: Removal of shoes

In the spring, this operation consists of removing the mound of earth formed at the foot of the vines by ploughing between the rows in the autumn.

The top pink wines of Château Julien

Food and wine pairings with a pink wine of Château Julien

How Château Julien wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of empanadas de carne (argentina), saddle of lamb stuffed with chicken breast and basil or forest rabbit.

The grape varieties most used in the pink wines of Château Julien.

  • Merlot
  • Cabernet Sauvignon

Discover the grape variety: Malbec

Malbec, a high-yielding red grape variety, produces tannic and colourful wines. It is produced in different wine-growing regions and changes its name according to the grape variety. Called Auxerrois in Cahors, Malbec in Bordeaux, it is also known as Côt. 6,000 hectares of the Malbec grape are grown in France (in decline since the 1950s). Malbec is also very successful in Argentina. The country has become the world's leading producer of Malbec and offers wines with great potential.

Discover other wineries and winemakers neighboring the Château Julien

Planning a wine route in the of Carmel Valley? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of wines similar to Château Julien.

Discover the grape variety: Viognier

White Viognier is a grape variety that originated in France (Rhone Valley). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and grapes of small size. White Viognier can be found in many vineyards: South West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Rhone Valley, Burgundy, Jura, Champagne, Savoie & Bugey, Provence & Corsica, Loire Valley, Beaujolais.

News about Château Julien and wines from the region

Château Mouton Rothschild reveals 2019 label

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Rhône 2020: best-value wines

In his Rhône 2020 vintage report Matt Walls found fresh, vibrant and deliciously drinkable wines across the Northern and Southern appellations, with many wines being approachable now. Given that many wines won’t last as long as previous vintages such as 2016, 2017 and 2019, this could make the 2020s great value picks for immediate drinking. Scroll down to see Matt’s best-value Rhône 2020 tasting notes and scores Walls noted that this is the freshest vintage for whites since 2014, so lovers ...

Anthony Barton: tributes paid to Bordeaux wine great

The Barton family announced yesterday (19 January), ‘We have the immense sadness to inform you that our beloved Anthony Barton passed away at the age of 91 years old.’ Known as the ‘gentleman’ of Bordeaux wine and admired for his sense of humour and charisma, Anthony Barton was also widely respected for modernising family estates Léoville Barton and Langoa Barton – the respective 1855 second and third growth châteaux in the St-Julien appellation. Barton was credited, too, with maintaining ...

The word of the wine: Removal of shoes

In the spring, this operation consists of removing the mound of earth formed at the foot of the vines by ploughing between the rows in the autumn.