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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domaine Cros de la Mure

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Grape Blend:

Grenache | Syrah | Mourvedre

Châteauneuf du Pape, Le Bois Pointu, 2007

12x75cl £470.00

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Tasting Note:

The sandy soils that half of these vines are planted on really come through strongly, lending exquisite finesse and poise to the wine. This is not an old-fashioned, bruising Châteauneuf, rather a very polished classic. A blend of 90% Grenache, from two parcels of vines, one in Bedarrides and one in the Nalys sector, that range from between 40 to 80 years old, ¹/³ of which was destalked. Beautifully bright, clear, red/purple in colour, super refi ned, seamless flavours of damson, Victoria plum and griotte cherry, touches of fruit liqueur, long, graceful and moreish to the finish.

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