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Mourvèdre

Hot-blooded Spaniard

It cannot be hot enough for the Monastrell grape. It grows around the Mediterranean, where the summers are long and hot and the winters mild. At only 200 metres in elevation, or 80 kilometres from the coast, its grapes have problems ripening. It was likely born in the Valencia region. According to written records, it was already counted among the most important varieties in 1460. Its exact origin is thought to be the Camp de Morvedre area. From there, it migrated in the 17th century to Provence, where it was christened Mourvèdre. Its wines are deeply dark, with intense blackberry aromas, rich tannins and moderate acidity. They enter into the most beautiful harmonies with other varieties from the south, such as Garnacha, Carignan or Syrah. The Mourvèdre is the main ingredient of red wines of Bandol; it also flows into the Châteauneuf-du-Pape. On the Spanish Levante coast, it is also pressed solo.

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape Pégau 2016
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Pégau Cuvée Réservée 2015
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Châteauneuf-du-Pape Clos des Papes 2018
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Pégau Cuvée Réservée 2016
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Châteauneuf-du-Pape Clos des Papes 2017
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Châteauneuf-du-Pape Clos des Papes 2018
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