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Coudoulet de Beaucastel 2016, Domaine Perrin 12 x 75cl

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A fabulous year for the Coudoulet de Beaucastel, characterized by a nice roundness with a beautiful ruby colour. The value that this wine gives is simply stunning!
This is an En Primeur wine and special conditions apply.
Type:
Vintage:
2016
Size:
12 x 75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
30% Grenache, 30% Mouvèdre, 20% Syrah, 20% Cinsault
Style:
N/A
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Body:
Soft, fruity and smooth
Drinking Window:
Drink 2018+
£145.00
 

Château de Beaucastel

Beaucastel is situated on the east side of Châteauneuf near Courthézon. The Domaine is owned by François and Jean-Pierre Perrin and consists of 70 hectares made up of 30% Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre, with the rest being planted with the appellation’s ten other permitted grape varieties. In every way it sets itself apart from its local rivals; from an unusually low proportion of Grenache for today’s average Châteauneuf-du-Pape producer, to the unique thermo-vinification process involving a short intense burst of heat during fermentation in order to aid extraction of colour and flavour from the grapes while killing harmful bacteria. These elements, and the Perrin’s unwavering determination for perfection, result in one of the Rhône’s most complex and long lived wines.

Tasting Notes

"The 2016 vintage is a young wine of rare quality! Deep ruby in appearance. The nose is very fresh, with notes of chocolate. The mouth is round and reveals pure fruit, soft tannins and good length. Gorgeous acidity and balance":Famille Perrin.

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