2018 Chateau Mont-Redon Chateauneuf du Pape

Highly Rated
A great vintage of one of the most consistently excellent Chateauneuf du Papes.

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This is the perfect entry point into the fabled wines of Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

This is the quintessential example of the regional style, rich, opulent and packed full of flavour.

It's plush and robust and packed with cherry-dipped-in-chocolate flavours, smooth tannins and a vast, expansive finish.

Built for drinking after some cellar time to see it at its best but drinks well now with a proper decant or if paired with a hearty meal. If you love Grenache, you'll love this, no question.

The property is located on the right bank of the Rhone, in the municipality of Roquemaure, between Orange and Avignon, near TAVEL.

Soils - The farm is located on a plateau covered with pebbles. The nature of the soil is clay-limestone.

Climate - Mediterranean type with particularly hot summers. The mistral moisture, thus ensuring favourable conditions for vine culture.

95 Points - "60% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 8% Mourvedre and 2% Cinsault, Counoise, Muscardin and Vaccarese. 100% de- stemmed and fermented for 2-3 weeks in stainless steel tank. Matured half in stainless steel tank and half in barriques (50% new) for 12-15 months, before blending and a further 3 months maturation in tank.
Limpid ruby-red. Mineral-tinged aromas of raspberry, cherry liqueur, garrigue and exotic spices show excellent clarity and take on a minerally nuance as the wine opens up. At once rich and lively in style, offering penetrating red berry, bitter cherry and spicecake flavors and a touch of candied lavender. Shows superb definition and finishes smooth, spicy and impressively long, leaving behind a bright mineral note." - Josh Raynolds (Vinous.com)

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