DELAS FRÈRES - Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red HAUTE-PIERRE 2018 - 75cl


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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.


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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.

CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE

Vineyards : they cover almost the entire Châteauneuf-du-Pape commune as well as part of four neighbouring communes of the same subsoils (Bédarrides, Courthézon, Orange and Sorgues).

Soils : very stony and of variable depth, the soil consists mainly of large quartz stones mixed with red, sandy clay.

Climate : this is the driest area of the Côtes du Rhône where the "Mistral" wind is predominant - 2,800 hours of sunshine a year. The large round stones on the soil, act as a "storage heater", soaking up the sun's heat during the day, then releasing it during the night.

Surface area under production : 3,164 hectares (7 815 acres), annual production: 105,000 hectolitres (1,166,666 cases). Authorized maximum yield is 33 hectolitres/hectare (2 US tons/acre).

Grape varieties : Grenache (90%) and (approximately 10%) Syrah.

Volume
75cl
Vintage
2019
Alcohol
14.5%
Grapes
90% Grenache and 10% Syrah
Country
France
Regional DOC
Crozes-Hermitage
Region
Vallée du Rhône
Type
Red Wine
Recommendations
Ideal with the traditional French and "Provençale" cuisine-stews, stuffed and fine meats.