CDP Vieux Telegraphe La Crau 2005 375ml
Southern Rhone Red Blend from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France – 375ml
ScoresWS 93 WE 96 RP 96
Producer Tasting Notesa classic red Châteauneuf-du-Pape, very fine and elegant. The best vintages will age for 25 years and more.
Vineyard NotesLOCATION: the stony Plateau de la Crau, in the south-east of the appellation, where the villages of Bédarrides, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Courthézon meet. AREA: 123.5 acres. SOIL AND SUBSOIL: molasse from the Miocene epoch (1-1.5m in depth) sitting on a thick layer of clay with high stone content, and covered by the pebble blanket of Alpine
WinemakingGrapes are hand-picked, with double sorting at the vine, then a third sorting in the winery. Gentle pressing and selective destemming, followed by 30-40 days’ traditional fermentation in temperature–controlled stainless-steel and wooden vats. Pneumatic pressing, then systematic malolactic fermentation.
Ageing20-22 months in French oak foudres (60hl). Bottled unfined and unfiltered, then released at 2 years.
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|Dimensions||10 × 2.75 × 2.75 in|
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Southern Rhone Red Blend
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