Châteauneuf-du-Pape Henri Bonneau Cuvée spéciale Henri Bonneau & Fils 1990 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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Châteauneuf-du-Pape Henri Bonneau Cuvée spéciale Henri Bonneau & Fils 1990

     
  • Black fruit
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  • Gastronomic wine
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  • Icon wine
  • Color:Red
  • 13% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Full-bodied

One of the best Châteauneuf-du-Pape wines is also one of the rarest. Produced in 1990 and 1998 only, from very ripe grapes, this wine is rich and smooth. More info

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 very marked label, 1 very faded label, 1 very stained label, 1 corroded capsule
  • Country/Region: Rhône
  • Appellation/Wine: Châteauneuf-du-Pape
  • Producer/Owner: Henri Bonneau & Fils
  • More information....

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Henri Bonneau Cuvée spéciale Henri Bonneau & Fils serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Côtes de porc aux olives, Tajine d'agneau aux figues et abricots, Roulé d'épaule d'agneau aux légumes.

Peak: Drink until 2040

  • Vintage score: 19/20
  • Lot presentation
    Châteauneuf-du-Pape Henri Bonneau Cuvée spéciale Henri Bonneau & Fils

    Cuvée presentation

    The special cuvée is made to obtain a freshness and elegance worthy of Burgundy. The wines are one hundred years old, on sandy soil of le Bas de la Crau, and all the vines are vinified as whole bunches (not destemmed). Ageing lasts twelve months in new barrels which have held one wine (Allier and Tronçais), then another twelve months in foudres. The Maison does no fining nor filtration.

    Information about domain Henri Bonneau & Fils

    Henri Bonneau, who died in 2016, was the 12th generation in his family to make wine and one of the most respected producers of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. His very high quality wines had a unique personality. The 6-hectare vineyard is planted primarily to Grenache (85%) and supplemented by small amounts of Mourvèdre, Counoise and Vaccarese. Although Henri Bonneau never considered converting to organic farming, he ran his vineyard the “old-fashioned” way: no chemical products, low yields, grapes harvested at optimum ripeness, indigenous yeasts during fermentation and long élevage periods of 4 to 10 years. His wines stand out for their complexity, and although very concentrated they have remarkable, if not astonishing, finesse. The various cuvées he produced in limited volumes are particularly hard to come by. Since his death, it goes without saying that there is a fight to get hold of his wines.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 very marked label, 1 very faded label, 1 very stained label, 1 corroded capsule
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Rhône
    • Appellation/Wine: Châteauneuf-du-Pape
    • Producer/Owner: Henri Bonneau & Fils
    • Vintage: 1990
    • Color: Red
    • Peak: Drink until 2040
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Environment friendly 
    • Intensity: Full-bodied
    • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: majorité Grenache, Mourvèdre, Counoise, Vaccarèse
    Châteauneuf-du-Pape Henri Bonneau Cuvée spéciale Henri Bonneau & Fils
    Châteauneuf-du-Pape Henri Bonneau Cuvée spéciale Henri Bonneau & Fils

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