One of the most important producers in the commune of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Vincent Avril of Clos des Papes still resolutely makes but two wines, a red and a white (plus a little Petit Vin d'Avril, a Vin de France). It is also one of the few domaines to grow and employ all thirteen grape varieties. Very low yields are the norm here. A "gold standard estate", according to John Livingstone-Learmonth. For style, Vincent Avril looks north and his love of the wines of Burgundy.
Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £561.25
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"Peanut-hazelnut and white fruit skins aroma, with a light undernote of pineapple, guava and vanilla. This is varying as it evolves. The palate has a toffee, brioche bread aspect in its bearing, sponge cake. There are flavours of cooked citrus, orange here, along with almond. It grips well on the finish..." John Livingstone-Learmonth
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