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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, 2009

12x75cl £480.00

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Tasting Note:

A blend dominated by Grenache (95%), with some Counoise and Mourvèdre in it, from two parcels: Le Pointu in the sandy Nalys/Rayas sector of the appellation that lends a silky texture to the blend and Crois de Boix from Bédarrides the backbone of the wine, with its body and spiciness. The 2009 is opulent and seductive, notes of liqueur fruits, crème de mure, autumn berry fruits and kirsch, with hints of garrigue and clove, a wonderfully round, textured Châteauneuf: A stop-you-in-your-tracks wine.

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