In the glass, the Piedlong Châteauneuf-du-Pape from Vignobles Brunier offers a dense purple color. At the edge also shows a colored transition to garnet red. If you give it some air in the glass by swirling, this red wine reveals a high density and fullness, which is evident in church windows at the edge of the glass. This French cuvée reveals wonderfully expressive notes of blueberries, black currants, mulberries and blackberries in the glass. These are joined by hints of other fruits.
The Vignobles Brunier Piedlong Châteauneuf-du-Pape presents itself to the wine enthusiast pleasantly dry. This red wine never appears coarse or meager, as one might expect from a wine icon wine segment. On the tongue, this powerful red wine is characterized by an incredibly dense texture. The finale of this mature red wine from the wine-growing region the Rhône Valley, more precisely from Châteauneuf-du-Pape, finally thrilled with exceptional reverberation. The finish is also accompanied by mineral hints of the soils dominated by clay and loam.
Vinification of the Vignobles Brunier Piedlong Châteauneuf-du-Pape
The powerful Piedlong Châteauneuf-du-Pape from France is a cuvée vinified from the Grenache and Mourvèdre grape varieties. In the Rhône Valley, the vines that produce the grapes for this wine grow on soils of loam, sand, clay and gravel. Due to the mitigating influence of the nearbyRiver, the grapes ripen more slowly and develop more aromatic partiality. Clearly, Piedlong Châteauneuf-du-Pape is also defined by more than just the Châteauneuf-du-Pape soil. This Frenchman can be described in the best sense of the word as an Old World wine that is exceptionally impressive. When perfectly ripe, the grapes for Piedlong Châteauneuf-du-Pape are harvested exclusively by hand without the help of coarse and less selective machines. After the harvest, the grapes are quickly transferred to the press house. Here they are sorted and carefully broken up. Fermentation follows in small wood and large wood at controlled temperatures. After the completion of fermentation, the Piedlong Châteauneuf-du-Pape is aged for several months in French oak barrels.
Food recommendation for the Piedlong Châteauneuf-du-Pape from Vignobles Brunier
This French wine is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C. It pairs perfectly with roasted calf's liver with apples, onions and balsamic vinegar sauce, goose breast with gingered red cabbage and marjoram, or boeuf bourguignon.
Awards for the Piedlong Châteauneuf-du-Pape from Vignobles Brunier
In addition to an icon wine reputation, this Vignobles Brunier wine can also boast awards. In detail, these are for the 2016 vintage
- Wine Spectator - 90 points
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