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2007 Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvée Tradition, Pierre Usseglio

2007 Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvée Tradition, Pierre Usseglio

Ref: USSE070
Red  |  Still  |  14% ABV

The name Usseglio has Italian origins; this estate was founded in 1948 by Francis Usseglio who had immigrated from Italy in 1931. Francis had two sons, Pierre and Raymond, both of whom went on to found their own domaines. In 1999 Pierre's sons took over the estate and work 24 hectares of vineyards from their spotless winery in Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

Case of 12 Bottles
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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Pierre Usseglio
AppellationAppellation: Châteauneuf du Pape
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: France
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 14%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2012-2020
MaturityMaturity: Ready to Drink
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Grape VarietyGrape Variety: Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

N.B. This is 80% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre and 5% Cinsault. A classic nose, just crying out Châteauneuf. I found gamy notes and aromas of garrigue. The fruit is a liqueur, red and black. A dense nose and a rather peppery one. Bramble meets meat and saddle leather. This goes in the mouth creamy and cool, with flavours of blueberry and plum and bramble. There's that meaty note again, before structure kicks in in the way of rich and integrated tannins that are upright, yet not stern. This is very long, verymineral. What a busy, complete wine, intense and full of grip. If this is a "basic" cuvée, one needs to adjust one's expectation of the extraordinary heights to come! 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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