Chateauneuf Du Pape Rouge "Terre d'Abel" 2012 Magnum

Chateauneuf Du Pape Rouge "Terre d'Abel" 2012 Magnum

ATS-12271

Saint Siffrein

181,05 €

Chateauneuf Du Pape Rouge "Terre d'abel" 2012 Magnum

Classification: Appellation Châteauneuf-du-Pape Contrôlée

Area of Production: Orange

Grapes: 40% Grenache, 40% Mourvèdre, 20% Syrah

Training system: Alberello

Age of the vines: Over 60 years

Yield per Hectare: 35 hl per hectare

Soil characteristics: The soil is clay and limestone with pebbles or stones heated by the sun, which providentially spread gentle heat, promoting the maturation.

Harvest: Manual with selection of the bunches in small crates.

Vinification: crushing and stemming with soft pressing, alcoholic fermentation in concrete tanks. Malolactic fermentation for 21 days at a controlled temperature, with pumping-over and punching-down, allowing the extraction of the rational tannins.

Aging: aging takes place in oak barrels for 12 months, 2/3 and 1/3 in barriques.

Refinement: some months in the bottle

The maximum Expression of the Drink: After 4/5 years. Wine with potential to be great for ageing, produced only in great vintages.

Tasting notes: deep purple Colour, this wine has a nose of rich aromas of incense, cocoa, powerful notes of red fruit (raspberry) with hints of spring flowers (violets, mimosa). In the mouth, the wine is structured, concentrated, full-bodied. The tannins are present but well blended. A persistent finish with spicy notes.

Alcohol Content: 14% Vol.

Service temperature: 18° - 20° C.

Food pairings: red Meats, game or simply to enjoy the pure pleasure of drinking a great wine.

Wines TypeRed