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2012 Coudoulet de Beaucastel, Beaucastel

2012 Coudoulet de Beaucastel, Beaucastel

Ref: BEAU123M
Red  |  Still  |  13% ABV

Château de Beaucastel has long been regarded as one of the most celebrated estates in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The vineyard is situated at the northern limit of CNDP where it benefits from its exposure to the mistral winds. All 13 permitted varieties are planted in the vineyard and used in the wine. The 30 hectares of Coudoulet vineyard are located just east of the vineyard of Beaucastel; the soils are very similar with the characteristic large pebbles called "Galets Roulés" which store heat during the day and release it gradually at night. Coudoulet de Beaucastel is often referred to as the "baby Beaucastel".

Case of 6 Magnums
price shown is under bond
£180.00
duty paid price: £248.14
Out of stock
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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Beaucastel
AppellationAppellation: Côtes du Rhône
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: France
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 13%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2016-2021
MaturityMaturity: Young and Lithe
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Grape VarietyGrape Variety: Cinsault, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

The nose here seems a little out of sorts today, but there are black and spicy aromas emerging determinedly. Palate is rich and cool, with a very fresh mineral undertow. Very good, juicy sustain to this that is bonded to the wild dark, hedgerow fruit. There are some grainy, integrated tannins. Very long, this. And the fullness and busy ness of the finish speak volumes about its quality. Bowes Wine original note

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained

Sweetness

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Location Explained
Location Explained

Location

AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information

Pricing

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