Rimauresq ‘R’ Cru Classé Rouge, Côtes de Provence (6 Bottle Case)

France

 

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The exceptional terroir of this renowned estate results in wines of elegance and complexity with long term cellaring potential. For the Rimauresq R Rouge, the best parcels of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Mourvèdre and Grenache Noir were selected from micro-terroir in Pignan and traditionally vinified, with manual pigeage and remontage (pumping over). Aged for 12 months in a combination of oak barrels (1/3 new, 1/3 2nd fill and 1/3 3rd fill) the wine is lightly filtered before being bottled at the estate.

Heady aromas of tobacco are followed by a rich and intense palate which, although still young, is immensely concentrated with dark berry fruit, chalky tannins and great length. This will develop into a smooth, richly textured wine.

A perfect match for rich casseroles such as a Daube de Boeuf à la Provençale flavoured with olives and Provençale herbs, or a gutsy Ratatouille.

Please note: All case wine orders can take between 7-10 days for delivery.

Country: France
Region: Provence
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon 36% Syrah 26% Mourvedre 20%
ABV: 14%
Volume: 6 x 75cl
Vintage: 2016
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for Vegans: Yes
Awards: 2014 Vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards 2017- Bronze
2013 Vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards 2016 - Silver
2010 Vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 - Silver
2009 Vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 - Silver
2008 Vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 - Silver
2007 Vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards 2010 - Silver
2006 Vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards 2009 - Bronze
2006 Vintage: IWSC 2010 - Bronze

 

 

 

 

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