Domaine Juliette Avril Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2017

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A blend of 65% Grenache, 25% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre, matured in a combination of foudres and cement tanks. Bottled at 14%. (Bottle size 750ml)

Nose: Nose: Some herbal notes accent raspberries and stone fruit.

Palate: On entry, raspberries and strawberries. Subtle stone fruit notes like plums. Mid-palate reveals more savoury notes such as white pepper and dried herbs.

Finish: Silky smooth finish with a soft tannin structure. Well made and very harmonious.

Domaine Juliette Avril is a family-run estate with deep roots in France’s Rhône Valley. Their ancestry dates back to 1756 and was involved in the creation of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation and its original AOC (Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée) regulations. The estate is currently run by Marie Lucile Brun who succeeded her mother, Juliette Avril, and Marie’s son, Stephan Brun, who controls the estate’s commercial, administrative and viticulture departments.