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Usseglio Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvée de Mon Aïeul 2015 - red wine

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The 2015 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée de Mon Aïeul is another gorgeous wine from this family estate. As always it comes from three Grenache parcels: la Serres, La Crau and La Guigasse (there are 2 hectares in each parcel). In both 2015 and 2016 this cuvée wasn’t destemmed and was brought up mostly in tank, with 15-20% in demi-muids. The 2016 spent a huge 45 days on skins before being pressed to barrel. This beauty offers the fine, finesse-driven style of the vintage, yet has full-bodied depth and richness as well as sensational notes of framboise, crushed flowers, licorice, Christmas fruitcake and spice. It’s in the top handful of wines in the vintage and will benefit from short-term cellaring and have 20+ years of overall longevity.

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65,83 €

Data sheet

Variety grape Grenache 100%
Guide Mythical wine
Jeb Dunnuck 97/100
Robert Parker 91/100
Cultivation method integrated agriculture
Color Red wine
Year 2015
Appellation AOC Chateauneuf du pape
Size Bottle 0.75L