The powerful Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge from Vieux Télégraphe shines into the glass with a dense purple color. After the first swirl, this red wine reveals a high density and fullness, which shows in church windows at the edge of the glass. The first nose of Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge presents of mulberries, black currants and blueberries. The fruity components of the bouquet are joined by notes of barrel aging such as even more fruity-balsamic nuances.
On the palate, Vieux Télégraphe Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge starts wonderfully aromatic, fruit-driven and balanced. On the palate, the texture of this punchy red wine is wonderfully fleshy. The fruit acidity of Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge is remarkably mild and makes this wine wonderfully smooth. In the finish, this very storable from the wine-growing region of the Rhône Valley finally delights with exceptional length. Again, hints of mulberry and blackberry appear.
Vinification of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge from Vieux Télégraphe
The basis for the powerful Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge from the Rhône Valley are grapes from the grape varieties Grenache, Mourvèdre and Syrah. Obviously, the Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge is also determined by climatic and stylistic factors Châteauneuf-du-Pape. This Frenchman can be described as an Old World wine in the best sense of the word, with an exceptionally impressive presentation. The berries for this red wine from France, when perfectly ripe, are harvested exclusively by hand. After the harvest, the grapes immediately enter the press house. Here they are selected and carefully ground. This is followed by fermentation in small wood at controlled temperatures. After the end of fermentation, the Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge is aged for another 36 months in oak barrels.
Food recommendation for the Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge from Vieux Télégraphe
This French wine is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C. It is perfect as an accompanying wine to lamb stew with chickpeas and dried figs, vegetable couscous with beef meatballs or braised chicken in red wine.
Awards for Vieux Télégraphe's Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge
In addition to an icon wine reputation, this Vieux Télégraphe wine also boasts awards and top ratings beyond 90 points. In detail, these are for the 2018 vintage
- Wine Advocate Robert M. Parker - 96 points
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