Delas, Châteauneuf du Pape 75cl

DelasSKU: 02118

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Country: France

Characteristics: The vineyards are planted on alluvial reddish clay that lies on terraced slopes of sun-scorched rounded quartz stones.

Wine Making: After destemming and crushing, the grapes are put into concrete vats for alcoholic fermentation. This lasts approximately 10 days and is followed by an 8 to 10 days maceration to complete the extraction. After devatting and pressing, malolactic fermentation is carried out in vats.

Maturing: The wine is drawn off under aeration, to enable natural stabilisation of the components to take place. It then goes into 60 hectolitre oak tuns for a period of 8 to 14 months.

Tasting notes: The colour is a deep garnet red. To the nose, the "Haute Pierre" cuvée is characterised by strong spicy aromas, which show a rich, powerful body wrapped around with a more delicate yet tightly knit tannic framework. Rich and unctuous on the palate, the finish reveals some intense, liquorice like flavours.

Food and wine pairing: Ideal with the traditional French and "Provençale" cuisine-stews, stuffed and fine meats.

Varietal: Grenache, Syrah

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