Chateauneuf du Pape 2017 Cuvee Reservee, Domaine de Pegau

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The Domaine de Pegau is a family owned winery. Laurence Feraud has taken over the 50 acre estate from her father Paul and they continue to produce some of the most outstanding wines in Chateauneuf du Pape. This is the latest release of their Cuvee Reservee which in the excellent 2017 vintage is an exceptional wine. Sourced from vines averaging 60+ years of age, the blend is 80% Grenache, 6% Syrah, 4% Mourvèdre with the remaining 10% other authorized varietals. Whole grape bunches were lightly crushed and fermented with wild yeasts for 5-7 days in traditional cement vats. This was followed by a further maceration period of 7-14 days, with 1-2 pump-overs per day. The press and free run juice was aged in 5,000 liter oak foudres for 18 months, and then blended and bottled without filtration.Jeb Dunnuck scored this 95 points saying “Lastly, and tasted from bottle, the 2017 Châteauneuf Du Pape Cuvée Réservée showed brilliantly, with the beautiful, Provençal character of the vintage as wel…

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