Châteauneuf-du-Pape Clos des Papes Paul Avril 2013 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Clos des Papes Paul Avril 2013

  • Black fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color: Red
  • Organic
  • 13 %
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Full-bodied

Limited yields, rigorous grape selection and quality constantly at the top level: a superstar Châteauneuf! More info

Low yields, careful sorting and parcel-based selection are the keys to this cuvée's elegance. The colour is deep red. The raspberry and mint accents deliver a delicate bouquet. On the palate, the balance is remarkable, combining generosity and freshness.

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Clos des Papes Paul Avril serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Viandes rouges grillées, Gigot à la provençale, Gibiers à poil en gigue ou en civet.

  • Vintage score: 15/20
  • Lot presentation
    Châteauneuf-du-Pape Clos des Papes Paul Avril

    Cuvée presentation

    Low yields, careful sorting and parcel-based selection are the keys to this cuvée's elegance. The colour is deep red. The raspberry and mint accents deliver a delicate bouquet. On the palate, the balance is remarkable, combining generosity and freshness.

    Information about domain Clos des Papes

    The historic Clos des Papes, just next to the papal castle, has been managed by the Avril family for many years. Paul Avril earned the domain its illustrious reputation and today his son Paul-Vincent continues the work but with the modern touch typical of the new generation of winegrowers. The 32-hectare vineyard is scattered across 24 plots on diverse micro-terroirs within the appellation. The poorer, pebbly soils are planted to Syrah while Mourvèdre is cultivated on the more clay-rich soils. The property has been certified organic for more than 10 years. Yields have been reduced to produce less than 20 hectolitres per hectare, making for deeply concentrated wines. Clos des Papes’ whole identity is based on tradition and elegance.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 good appearance
    • Origin: Trade
    • Recoverable VAT: Yes
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Rhône
    • Appellation/Wine: Châteauneuf-du-Pape
    • Producer/Owner: Paul Avril
    • Vintage: 2013
    • Color: Red
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Organic
    • Intensity: Full-bodied
    • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: Grenache; Syrah; Syrah; Mourvèdre
    Châteauneuf-du-Pape Clos des Papes Paul Avril
    Châteauneuf-du-Pape Clos des Papes Paul Avril

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