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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domaine La Barroche

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Grape Type:

Grenache

Châteauneuf du Pape, Pure, 2012

6x75cl £375.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

Gorgeous violet-scented nose, floral bramble and red fruit palate with hints of cherry blossom, the alcohol is nudging 15.5% but the fruit is so dominant and the texture so sensual it tastes like a lot less than this. Fabulous. A cuvee that comes from a plot of 100 year old vines planted on the sandy soils of the Rayas sector, found on the way to Courthezon from Chateauneuf. Production rarely exceeds 300 cases.

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