Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe 2018

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a classic red Châteauneuf-du-Pape, very fine and elegant. The best vintages will age for 25 years and more

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ColourRed
Vintage2018
Volume75cl
CountryFrance
RegionRhone Valley
AppelationCHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE
Main grape variety 65% Grenache Noir, 15% Mourvèdre, 15% Syrah, Cinsault, Clairette and sundry others 5%.
PairingsBeef, Lamb, Spicy food
Notesripe red and dark berries, musky flowers, licorice and white pepper, and a smoky mineral overtone
RatingJD95 WS94

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LOCATION:

the stony Plateau de la Crau, in the south-east of the appellation, where the villages of Bédarrides, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Courthézon meet. AREA: 123.5 acres.

SOIL AND SUBSOIL:

molasse from the Miocene epoch (1-1.5m in depth) sitting on a thick layer of clay with high stone content, and covered by the pebble blanket of Alpine diluvium generally known as “galets roulés”.

GRAPE VARIETIES:

65% Grenache Noir, 15% Mourvèdre, 15% Syrah, Cinsault, Clairette and sundry others 5%.

VINE AGE:

70 years on average.

VINIFICATION:

grapes are hand-picked, with double sorting at the vine, then a third sorting in the winery. Gentle pressing and selective destemming, followed by 30-40 days’ traditional fermentation in temperature–controlled stainless-steel and wooden vats. Pneumatic pressing, then systematic malolactic fermentation.

MATURATION:

20-22 months in French oak foudres (60hl). Bottled unfined and unfiltered, then released at 2 years.

PERSONALITY AND AGEING:

a classic red Châteauneuf-du-Pape, very fine and elegant. The best vintages will age for 25 years and more.

SERVING TEMPERATURE:

17°C.

OUTPUT POTENTIAL:

equivalent of 200,000 75 cl bts.

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe 2018

Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe 2018

a classic red Châteauneuf-du-Pape, very fine and elegant. The best vintages will age for 25 years and more

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