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Châteauneuf du Pape, Clos des Papes, 2005


Colour: Red
Producer: Paul Avril
Region: Rhône
Appellation: Châteauneuf du Pape
Grape Variety: Grenache/Syrah

Châteauneuf du Pape, Clos des Papes, 2005

1 case
Equiv. £91.67 per bottle
1 case
Equiv. £82.92 per bottle

Tasting Note:

The final blend will be dominated by 75% Grenache and 15%-20% made up of Mourvèdre and Syrah. An opulent nose of morello cherries precede a palate steeped in ripe fruit flavours of black cherry, black pepper, blackberry and Liquorice. This is so sweet, suave and velvety that it glides effortlessly accross the palate despite the great density and concentration obvious here. Excellent quality of tannins.

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France’s wine growing “Rhone Valley” in reality covers two very distinct wine growing regions, separated by a vine-free gap of approximately 30 miles. Whilst the A.O.C. Cotes de Rhone can in theory come from both the North and the South, in practice the two zones produce remarkably distinct wines. ...