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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Paul Avril

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Grape Blend:

Grenache | Syrah

Châteauneuf du Pape, Clos des Papes, 2017

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Tasting Note:

A nose of kirsch and liquorice, replicated on the palate with additional flavours of bramble, crème de mure and salt and pepper notes. Rich, smooth, round and layered. A certain power and richness but with some restraint to it. A beauty.

The blend is unusually low in Grenache even by Clos des Papes standards, comprising approximately 45% Grenache, 40% Mourvèdre and the rest Syrah with a dash of other permitted varieties.

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