Wine: Clos des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge

Product Code: FRCW332

Availability: In stock

$152.00

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Country: France, Rhone

Tasting Notes: One of the strongest wines in the vintage is the 2017 Châteauneuf Du Pape from Vincent Avril. This beauty has everything you could ask for. As with the 2018, the blend is heavily shifted toward Mourvèdre, and it offers a mammoth bouquet of black cherries, graphite, cured meats, Asian spices, and assorted garrigue-like nuances. Deep, full-bodied, and concentrated, it stays straight and focused on the palate (whereas the 2016 is more expansive and voluptuous), with a stacked mid-palate, ripe, silky tannins, and fabulous length.

Varietal: Blend of Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah, Cinsault

Pairing: -

Volume: 750ML

Vintage: 2017