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The 2015 Cuvee Lopy, made from 85 year-old vines grown on steep, stony slopes on the Sarrians coteaux, is massively powerful, dark and complex with balanced fruit and ripe tannins. It exhibits notes of cloves and cinnamon bark with a distinct smokey undertone. It has incredible length. Serge Ferigoule recently commented that he believed this wine still need some more time so drink 2018 - 2025 and beyond maybe.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhen the Vacqueyras appellation broke away from the Cotes du Rhone Villages family in 1990, Serge Ferigoule realised that it was the ideal time to create something totally out of the norm and today has a quite remarkable selection of Vacqueyras which he has hand-crafted with enormous passion. Recently, Robert Parker put Serge's wines in to the superstar category but, typical of the man, he has maintained our allocation just as it was before, despite phenomenal demand from the USA.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFrom 16-hectares of vineyard (where he uses no pesticides, herbicides or fertilisers) he annually makes a pair of wines which he names (in Provencal French) after one of his daughters and after the farm in Avignon where he was born. The daughter's cuvee changes name on a year-to-year basis whilst the other one is for his top selection which is called Cuvee Lopy .\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe normal cuvee is generally a blend of 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and the rest a mix of Mourvedre and Cinsault. The Lopy is 75% Grenache and 25% Syrah. These are extravagant, deep, dark and brooding classics \u003c\/p\u003e"}

Vacqueyras Cuvee Lopy 2015, Sang de Cailloux

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Massively powerful with great complexity. The 2015 Cuvee Lopy, made from 85 year-old vines grown on steep, stony slopes on the Sarrians coteaux, is massively powerful, dark and complex with balanced fruit and ripe tannins. It exhibits notes of cloves and cinnamon bark with a distinct smokey undertone. It has incredible length. Serge Ferigoule recently commented that he believed this wine still need some more time so drink 2018 - 2025 and beyond maybe.

When the Vacqueyras appellation broke away from the Cotes du Rhone Villages family in 1990, Serge Ferigoule realised that it was the ideal time to create something totally out of the norm and today has a quite remarkable selection of Vacqueyras which he has hand-crafted with enormous passion. Recently, Robert Parker put Serge's wines in to the superstar category but, typical of the man, he has maintained our allocation just as it was before, despite phenomenal demand from the USA.

From 16-hectares of vineyard (where he uses no pesticides, herbicides or fertilisers) he annually makes a pair of wines which he names (in Provencal French) after one of his daughters and after the farm in Avignon where he was born. The daughter's cuvee changes name on a year-to-year basis whilst the other one is for his top selection which is called Cuvee Lopy .

The normal cuvee is generally a blend of 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and the rest a mix of Mourvedre and Cinsault. The Lopy is 75% Grenache and 25% Syrah. These are extravagant, deep, dark and brooding classics 

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