Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Tradition, Domaine Pierre Usseglio 2011 (WA92)

Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Tradition, Domaine Pierre Usseglio 2011 (WA92)


年份: 2011
產地: 法國-隆河區
評分: WA 92
葡萄品種: 歌海娜, 西拉, 慕合懷特, 神索
風格: 乾紅, 酒體飽滿
酒精濃度: 14.5%
容量: 750ml
Vantage: 2011
Origin: Rhône Valley, France
Ratings: WA 92
Grape Variety: Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, Cinsault
Wine Style: Dry Red, Full-Bodied
Alcohol: 14.5%
Capacity: 750ml


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Rating: Wine Advocate 92

With no Mon Aieul or Reserve des Deux Freres in the vintage, all of the juice went into their 2011 Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Comprised of 80% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 5% Cinsault and 5% Mourvedre and aged half in concrete and half in foudre (Mourvedre and Syrah in demi-muid), it’s a gorgeous wine in the vintage and has layers of sweet black raspberry fruit, licorice, spice-cake and garrigue all emerging from the glass. Medium to full-bodied, rich and textured, with no shortage of fruit, this beauty will drink nicely through 2021. Drink now-2021.

An estate that continues to churn out outstanding wine after outstanding wine, regardless of the vintage, Domaine Pierre Usseglio is obviously in fine hands with brothers Jean-Pierre and Thierry Usseglio running the show. Covering roughly 55 acres in the appellation, they normally produce three Chateauneuf du Papes: a traditional made cuvee that’s roughly 75% Grenache and the rest Syrah, Mourvedre and Cinsault; a Grenache dominate Cuvee De Mon Aieul that’s aged in concrete tank; and their top Reserve des Deux Freres, which normally includes some Syrah and sees a small portion in new oak barrels. There was only one Chateauneuf du Pape produced in 2011, and no Reserve des Deux Freres in 2012.


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