2019 Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee A Tempo Blanc
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2019 Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee A Tempo Blanc

Chateauneuf du Pape, Southern Rhone, FRANCE
$350. 00
$4200.00 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 8 Years (2022-2030)
ABV: 14%
Closure: Cork

Domaine Pegau Cuvee A Tempo is made from a blend of equal parts, Grenache Blanc, Clairette and Roussanne. The wine comes from parcels that are farmed using 100% organic farming techniques, and made its debut with the 2014 vintage. Vinification and ageing is performed in a combination of French oak barrels, stainless steel tanks and cement egg shaped vats. The production is quite small, with about 100 cases being produced in total each year.
Bright pale straw core with straw tinged edges and a watery hue. Intense ripe pear aromas intermix with hints of peach, dried honey and spicy apricot. Subtle crème brulee, citrus and wet stone notes are also evident. Rich spicy pear and apricot fruits are complimented by honeysuckle, crème brulee and citrus elements. Despite being texturally full it finishes with excellent freshness and a lingering stony minerality on the long refined aftertaste.
Drink over the next 6-8 years.
Alc. 14%

Other Reviews….
Bottled in May, the 2019 Châteauneuf Du Pape Cuvée A Tempo Blanc is another incredible white from this estate. More melon, exotic tropical, and even hints of pear-like fruits as well as green almond and chalky mineral notes define the nose, and it’s racy and pure on the palate, with hints of licorice and salty minerality, bright acidity, a laser focused texture, and a great finish. Give it a year or two and enjoy over the following two decades. Drink 2022-2043.
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