Châteauneuf du Pape Les Combes d'Arnevels Red 2019

AN ELEGANT AND MINERAL CHATEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE THAT WILL SEDUCE YOU WITH ITS FINESSE

Story

The story
Today, this splendid unit of 25 hectares of vines in the center of wood, is grouped around an old small shed, 4 km far from Châteauneuf-du-Pape Village. Since 1864, The Famille Quiot is the unique owner of this plot « les Combes d’Arnevels » located in the north-west of the appellation. Last century, this place was a hunting shelter where men meet together to share their mind and to spend a good time with friends.
Location
In the north-west of the Appellation, in a preserved setting, on a high plateau overlooking the Rhône. On this Lieu-dit, we have a plot called "Collection", which includes all the grape varieties authorized in Châteauneuf-du-Pape.
Terroir
Coming from a single islet of plots located on a hilly limestone plateau, covered with white Urgonian rocks.
Vinification
Virtually total de-stemming, pumping over twice a day .Vatting time : 2 to 3 weeks in concrete vats. Matured for 18 months in vats and barrels (15%).
Varietals
Cinsault
Counoise
Grenache 歌海娜
Mourvèdre 慕合怀特
Syrah 西拉
Specifications
Alcohol content: 15 ABV

Advice

Ageing potential
5 to 10 years
Tasting notes
Deep crimson. Ripe dark berries, turning to spices. Smooth and persistent with aromatic fullness.
Food and wine pairings
Red meats, dishes cooked in sauce, meat terrine and cheeses.

Reviews

90/100
"Savory nose with hints of licorice and graphite, the black fruit very subdued. Cool and fresh on the generous palate, but the slightly drying tannins are a bit dominant. Quite some power and energy at the long finish. Drink or hold."