Châteauneuf Du Pape Rouge Terre d'Abel 2013 Magnum

Châteauneuf Du Pape Rouge Terre d'Abel 2013 Magnum


Saint Siffrein

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

Alcohol Content: 14% Vol

Serving Temperature: 18°C, to be opened 2 hours before tasting

Food Pairings: red meats, game or simply to enjoy the pure pleasure of drinking a great wine

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124,59 €

Châteauneuf Du Pape Rouge "Terre d'Abel" 2013   Magnum  

Classification: Appellation Châteauneuf-du-Pape Contrôlée

Area of Production: Orange

Average Age of the Vines: over 90 years

Yield per Hectare: 29 hl

Type of Soil: clavey-chalky with large rounded sun-warmed stones which diffuse a gentle providential heat that helps the grapes to mature

Harvest: by hand with selection of the best grapes

Vinification: grapes are slightly crushed and placed in a fermentation concrete tank; long vatting at controlled temperature for 21 days with pumping-over and punching of the cap to obtain a reasoned extraction of tannins

Aging: 2/3 in oak barrels for 12 months and 1/3 in barriques

Refinement: some months in bottle

Ageing Potential: more then 15 years; wine produced only in great vintages

Tasting Notes:

  • colour: deep purple
  • nose: incense, cocoa, powerful notes of red fruit (raspberry) with hints of spring flowers (violets, mimosa)
  • taste: structured, concentrated, full-bodied; tannins are present but well blended; persistent finish with spicy notes

Note: in order to appreciate all its aromatic power, the bottle should be opened and wine poured in a carafe 2 hours before tasting

Wines TypeRed