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Chateau Fortia Chateauneuf-du-Pape Rouge Cuvée du Baron 2017 [750ml/12cs]

$51.99 x 12
(price per 750ml bottle) - sold in cases of 12 bottles
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Type:
Red Table Wine
Varietal:
Grenache & Grenache Blends
Vintage:
2017
Country:
France
Region:
Southern Rhone
Sub Region:
Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Winery:
Château Fortia
Bottles / case:
12
Unit:
750 ml

The wine went through a long, cool fermentation in small lots by varietal, then aged 18 months in old oak foudres prior to bottling. Deep garnet-purple in colour, this is a wine with a dense, complex nose and notes of plum and cassis and garrigue on a medium-bodied palate.

“The foudre and tank-aged 2017 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee du Baron is a blend of 50% Grenache, 35% Syrah and 15% Mourvèdre. There’s a leathery note on the nose, which adds a welcome savoury note to the ripe blackberry and black cherry fruit. Full-bodied, rich and silky-textured, it finishes warm and generous. Drink it anytime over the next decade.”
(92-94) points, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, Aug 2019

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