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2018 Pierre Usseglio French - Rhone (Red Blend) "Chateaunneuf du Pape"

Pierre Usseglio 2018 Chateaunneuf du Pape

Winery: Pierre Usseglio

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Chateaunneuf du Pape"

Wine Category: French - Rhone (Red Blend)

Grape blend: 55% Grenache, 25% Syrah, 15% Mourvèdre & 5% Cinsault

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Chateauneuf du Pape

State or country: France

Price: $55

Cases produced: 2,900

KWG Score: 94.8 (based on 6 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93)

Review date: June 3, 2022

Wine Review: This medium ruby colored Grenache based Chateauneuf du Pape opens with a red currant bouquet with a hint of cinnamon and prune. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied with integrated medium acidity. The mouthfeel is balanced and round. The flavor profile is dried strawberry and dark chocolate blend with notes of clove and oak. We also detected some black cherry and cinnamon mixed in. The finish is dry, and its medium tannins are nicely extended. The Tasting Panel would pair this Grenache with beef bourguignon. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Our Tradition has aromas of red fruits and black fruits, blackberry, and blueberry, as well as hints of spice. It is a concentrated and structured wine; it is a wine for laying down. We recommend tasting it in 6-8 years.

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