Clos des Papes 2017
The Clos des Papes owned by the Avril family is one of the superstar of the appellation Châteauneuf-du-Pape recognized by critics.
The Clos de Papes 2017 certified organic comes from a crop of 15 hectoliters per hectare. It is in line with the 2015 and 2016, so it is a wine of guard.
This 2017 vintage is a marvel of a blend of Grenache 50%, Mourvèdre 35%, Syrah 10% and 9 other grape varieties allowed in the appellation.
"If the elders were bored to plant 13 varieties, it's good for them to be vinified together"
The nose is full of complexity with spicy flavors characteristic of Mourvèdre and notes of red fruits (cherry, blackberry, blackcurrant).
On the palate, the notes of liquorice are found, the wines are straight with exceptional silky tannins because they derive from an excellent maturity.
Le Conseil de 12bouteilles : A sublime Cru from the southern Rhône appellation, signed the Avril family. To open 2 hours before tasting on a piece of meat
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