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Jean Paul Versino




Châteauneuf du Pape

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Châteauneuf du Pape, 2016

6x1.5L £235.00

3 cases, 2 bottles £39.17 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Very open by Jean-Paul Versino’s standards, a floral red fruit quality that can take years of bottle age to reveal itself and the wonderful thing is the lifting, scented fresh fruit is accompanied by classic, old-fashioned Versino character. Notes of raspberry, cherry and loganberry mixed with notes of pepper, herb, earth and saddle leather. Rich, characterful and velvety. Made in the traditional way, entirely with whole bunches, fermented and aged in large old oak foudres the 2016 Châteauneuf du Pape tradition contains 70 % Grenache 10% Mourvedre, 10% Syrah and the rest is made up of Counoise, Cinsault and white varieties.

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