2017 Les Pallieres Gigondas Les Racines

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Origin
Gigondas, Southern Rhone, Rhone/southern France FRANCE
Colour
red
Wine Style
dry
Dominant Grape
Grenache/Garnacha
Closure Style
cork
Maturity
young
Bottle Size
150cl
Case Quantity
6
Wine Score
93-95 points, Joe Czerwinski, robertparker.com, Aug 2018
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Joe Czerwinski

Yields were a paltry 12 hectoliters per hectare in the Brunier`s Piedlong parcel, so the 2017 Chateauneuf du Pape Piedlong contains only 85% Grenache (50% whole cluster), while the balance is Mourvèdre. It offers a lovely array of floral and herbal notes layered over raspberry and cherry fruit on the nose, while the palate is full-bodied but seemingly weightless. Fine and elegant already, it finishes long, with pure, almost crystalline lattice-like fruit and silky tannins. 93-95 points

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