Clos-des-Brusquières Châteauneuf du Pape 2013 750ml
SKU: 04859

Clos-des-Brusquières Châteauneuf du Pape 2013

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The average age of the vines is 40 years, with some vines dating back to the early 1900s. All the grapes are hand harvested during multiple passes through the vines. The wine is feremented in cement tanks, lasting anywhere from 3-4 weeks; the cap is punched down and the wine is pumped over. Ageing takes place in neutral wood. The wines are neither filtered nor fined.
Wine Spectator
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This is lively, with singed spice and mesquite notes providing energy to the core of steeped plum and raspberry fruit. The streamlined finish lets savory and shiso accents check in, showing good persistence. This may fill out a bit more in the cellar. Best from 2016 through 2025. 2,000 cases made.

James Molesworth, November 15, 2015
Wine Advocate
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Similar in style to the 2014, the 2013 Châteauneuf du Pape has plenty of cedar, spice Provençal herbs, pepper and kirsch to go with a medium-bodied, old school perfumed and complex style. It's relatively mid-weight and forward, but has tons of character. As with the 2014, the blend is 60% Grenache, 20% Mourvèdre, 15% Syrah and 5% other varieties, mostly from rocky soils, and spent 18 months in equal parts concrete tank and demi-muids. Drink bottles through 2023.

Jeb Dunnuck, October 2015