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2019 Clos Saouma Arioso Chateauneuf-du-Pape

The RhôneRedHighly RecommendInternationalNew ArrivalsPrivate Cellar

$ 500.00 AUD

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100% Grenache from Pignan. To understand the wines Clos Saouma is to understand their winemaking philosophy of their Burgundian wines. They employ the same techniques they use in Burgundy, yet in the Rhone they manage every stage of the process, starting with the vineyards they own, all aspects of winemaking through to bottling.

Region - The Rhône

Type - Red

Year - 2019

Winery - Northern and Southern Rhône

Grape - Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Volume - Standard - 750ml

About the wine

Tasting notes

Mounier himself calls the the Les Amoureuses, reference to the elegant 1er cru from Chambolle in Burgundy. The wines from this area are perhaps the most balanced and finessed in all of Chateauneuf, the truest expression of the ”pinot of the south” that Grenache can indeed be.

Wine descriptors

Captivating and Complex, Elegant and Fine, For the Cellar, Smooth and Seductive, Something Special

Fruit aromas & flavour

Cherries, Dark Berries, Plum, Red Berries

Other aromas & flavour

Earth, Florals, Meaty, Minerality, Oak, Spices

Body type

medium

Acidity

medium

Food pairings

Pork

Cheese

Pizza

Fish

Red Meat

Pasta

BBQ

Vegetables

Poultry

Shellfish

Oysters

Spicy Foods

Cured Meats

Desserts

The Grape

Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a French wine appellation in the Southern Rhone, known for its luscious, complex, elegant and mineral red and white blends. The whites are usually made with Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Bourboulenc, and Clairette, while the reds use Grenache for it's foundation with additions of Mourvèdre, Syrah, Cinsault and more, but some of these wines can blend up to 20 varieties! Because of this, the results are often spectacularly complex and nuanced with a whole range of aromas and flavours and structure to last decades. These are some of the greatest wines on Earth!

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