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Domaine du Pegau
2012 Cuvée Reservee Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge

Domaine du Pegau is an estate bottler of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, owned by Paul Féraud and his daughter Laurence. Recognized as one of the top estates in Châteauneuf, its wines are considered among the world's greatest. Though supply is far outweighed by demand, prices remain reasonable for those able to seek out and purchase these wines.

Domaine du Pegau 2012 Cuvée Reservee Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge

Tasting Notes: Spicy aromas of crème de cassis, toasted herbs, pepper and roasted meat on the nose. Big, rich and full-bodied on the palate, with a long, lingering finish.

Serve With: Excellent with strong cheeses and grilled/roasted meats.

Vineyards
48+ acres red Châteauneuf-du-Pape (Grenache, Syrah,Mourvèdre, other authorized varietals including Counoise,Cinsault, Vaccarèse). 3.7 acres white Châteauneuf-du-Pape (Clairette, Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc,Roussanne), nearly 20 acres of red Vin de Table.

Appellation
Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Composition
About 80% Grenache, 6% Syrah, 4% Mourvèdre, and10% other authorized varietals including Counoise,Cinsault, Vaccarèse, and others…

Viticulture
Vines average 60+ years in age! Yields of 2 tons/acre.

Vinification
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, with1-2 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.

Alcohol
14%

Accolades
(94-96) pts, “a beauty. …a classic Pegau…” – The Wine Advocate, 10/2013.
95 pts, “clearly amongst the top wines from the region in 2012... outstanding”  – Int'l Wine Report, 01/2015.

UPCs
1.5 L: 0 97871 00758 0
750 ml: 0 97871 00157 1
3 L: 0 97871 01045 0
6 L: 0 97871 01047 4
9 L: 0 97871 01046 7
12 L: 0 97871 01208 9

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Label
300 DPI Label

Tech Sheet
Domaine du Pegau Cuvee Reservee 2012 TS

Shelf Talker
Domaine du Pegau Cuvee Reservee 2012 ST


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