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2017 Chateau Juvenal Ventoux 'Ribes de Vallat' Rouge
Single Bottles (75cl) @ £12.00
Cases (6 bottles) @ £72.00
Cases IN BOND(6 bottles) @ £48.00
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Tasting Notes:
A Burgundian purity defines this cuvee which we have tasted over several vintages and found to be extremely consistent. The Grenache was especially successful in 2016, making this, perhaps, the best Ribes de Vallat red to date. A very drinkable wine.
Drinking Dates:
2020 to 2024
90% Grenache, 10% Syrah (10-50 year old vines)
ORGANIC. Aged on its lees in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks for 9 months.
Critic Reviews:
'70% Grenache, 30% Syrah – vines are 10 to 50 years old. Unoaked but aged on lees. Pale to mid crimson. Full and rich with a hint of something gamey before lots of vital juice. Lots of grip, concentration and ambition. Seems a shame that this fruit used to disappear into a co-op blend.... Pretty hot on the end but good tension on the way there. Really full of 2015 life. Already delightfully readable but clearly this has the potential to become more complex. VGV' 17/20 (

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