{"id":4597716254808,"title":"Piedlong 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape, Domaine Brunier","handle":"piedlong-2016-chateauneuf-du-pape-domaine-brunier","description":"LOCATION: For the Grenache grapes, the stony Piedlong Plateau in the heart of the Chateauneuf-du-Pape AOC area, north of the village, and the highest point in the production area (128m). For the Mourvedre, the Pignan lieu-dit, east of Piedlong.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSOIL AND SUBSOIL: For 22 acres, the Piedlong lieu-dit: Molasse from the Miocene epoch (1-1.5m in depth) sitting on a thick layer of clay with a high stone content, and covered by the pebble blanket of Alpine diluvium generally known as \"galets roules\". For 7.5 acres, the Pignan lieu-dit, well-known as one of the few parts of the AOC area with sandy topsoil, and sitting on a mixture of clay, sand and friable stone called \"pierre du Gard\".\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eGRAPE VARIETIES: 70-year-old Grenache 90% and 50-year-old Mourvdre 10%.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eVINIFICATION: grapes are hand-picked, with double sorting at the vine and a third sorting in the winery. Gentle crushing and selective destemming followed by at least 30 days' traditional fermentation in concrete and wooden vats. Pneumatic pressing, then systematic malolactic fermentation.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eMATURATION: 20-22 months in French oak foudres (60 hl), bottled without filtration or fining. Marketed at 2 years.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003ePERSONALITY AND AGEING: a Chateauneuf-du-Pape perfectly pitched between richness, freshness, robustness and femininity, velvet and minerality.","published_at":"2020-05-05T09:57:04+01:00","created_at":"2020-05-05T10:07:24+01:00","vendor":"Christopher Piper Wines","type":"Rhone Red Wine","tags":["Digital Goods VAT Tax","Rhone Valley Southern Rhone - France (Red Wine)"],"price":4075,"price_min":4075,"price_max":4075,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":32781357449304,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Piedlong 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape, Domaine Brunier","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":4075,"weight":1000,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0043\/0066\/9016\/products\/PhotoComingSoon4_18f547c9-97b6-4056-8cdf-4aabcc7176c9.jpg?v=1588669645"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0043\/0066\/9016\/products\/PhotoComingSoon4_18f547c9-97b6-4056-8cdf-4aabcc7176c9.jpg?v=1588669645","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":6861192626264,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":200,"width":200,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0043\/0066\/9016\/products\/PhotoComingSoon4_18f547c9-97b6-4056-8cdf-4aabcc7176c9.jpg?v=1588669645"},"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":200,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0043\/0066\/9016\/products\/PhotoComingSoon4_18f547c9-97b6-4056-8cdf-4aabcc7176c9.jpg?v=1588669645","width":200}],"content":"LOCATION: For the Grenache grapes, the stony Piedlong Plateau in the heart of the Chateauneuf-du-Pape AOC area, north of the village, and the highest point in the production area (128m). For the Mourvedre, the Pignan lieu-dit, east of Piedlong.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSOIL AND SUBSOIL: For 22 acres, the Piedlong lieu-dit: Molasse from the Miocene epoch (1-1.5m in depth) sitting on a thick layer of clay with a high stone content, and covered by the pebble blanket of Alpine diluvium generally known as \"galets roules\". For 7.5 acres, the Pignan lieu-dit, well-known as one of the few parts of the AOC area with sandy topsoil, and sitting on a mixture of clay, sand and friable stone called \"pierre du Gard\".\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eGRAPE VARIETIES: 70-year-old Grenache 90% and 50-year-old Mourvdre 10%.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eVINIFICATION: grapes are hand-picked, with double sorting at the vine and a third sorting in the winery. Gentle crushing and selective destemming followed by at least 30 days' traditional fermentation in concrete and wooden vats. Pneumatic pressing, then systematic malolactic fermentation.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eMATURATION: 20-22 months in French oak foudres (60 hl), bottled without filtration or fining. Marketed at 2 years.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003ePERSONALITY AND AGEING: a Chateauneuf-du-Pape perfectly pitched between richness, freshness, robustness and femininity, velvet and minerality."}

Piedlong 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape, Domaine Brunier

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LOCATION: For the Grenache grapes, the stony Piedlong Plateau in the heart of the Chateauneuf-du-Pape AOC area, north of the village, and the highest point in the production area (128m). For the Mourvedre, the Pignan lieu-dit, east of Piedlong.

SOIL AND SUBSOIL: For 22 acres, the Piedlong lieu-dit: Molasse from the Miocene epoch (1-1.5m in depth) sitting on a thick layer of clay with a high stone content, and covered by the pebble blanket of Alpine diluvium generally known as "galets roules". For 7.5 acres, the Pignan lieu-dit, well-known as one of the few parts of the AOC area with sandy topsoil, and sitting on a mixture of clay, sand and friable stone called "pierre du Gard".

GRAPE VARIETIES: 70-year-old Grenache 90% and 50-year-old Mourvdre 10%.

VINIFICATION: grapes are hand-picked, with double sorting at the vine and a third sorting in the winery. Gentle crushing and selective destemming followed by at least 30 days' traditional fermentation in concrete and wooden vats. Pneumatic pressing, then systematic malolactic fermentation.

MATURATION: 20-22 months in French oak foudres (60 hl), bottled without filtration or fining. Marketed at 2 years.

PERSONALITY AND AGEING: a Chateauneuf-du-Pape perfectly pitched between richness, freshness, robustness and femininity, velvet and minerality.
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