Friday, October 5, 2018

90 points for $10 !! Great Red

An inexpensive sip from the Rhone Valley's next big AOC. This is a collab between the area's best producer and one of our favorite importers!

2016 Chateau Pesquie Le Paradou Grenache...$9.99
The Le Paradou label is a joint venture between the Ventoux's Chateau Pesquie Chaudiere family and importer Eric Solomon. The 2016 Vin de France, which has already been bottled, is 100% Grenache and comes from vines in the Ventoux and the Roussillon's Agly Valley. It was brought up all in concrete tank. Deep ruby colored, with awesome notes of garrigue, pepper, kirsch and dark fruits, this beauty hits the palate with medium to full-bodied richness, no hard edges and a great finish. It sells for a song and way over-delivers.
Rated 90/100 Wine Advocate

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