Pesquié, Le Paradou Grenache 750ml 2017

France, Rhône
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ChateauPesquieLeParadou201701072019
R130
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Critic Score

88-90
WA

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Since 2014, when we first imported the Pesquié wines, both the Paradou and Terrasses Rouge have been two of our top-selling wines.

The word 'Paradou' means watermills in the old Provençal language and so the name for the wine, 'Le Paradou', comes from the guest house of Château Pesquié which was once a former watermill.

Tasting notes:
'One of the largest estates in the Ventoux, Château Pesquié is now completely organic, with the goal of being biodynamic in 2019. The Chaudière brothers, Alexandre and Frédéric, deserve great credit for building on their parents founding vision. The 2017 Vin de France Le Paradou Grenache was tasted as the final blend from tank, with bottling scheduled for July. This medium to full-bodied wine is loaded with dusty black cherries. Round, ample and ripe, it's even a bit chocolaty-rich but remains very smashable. Half of the crop was lost because of frost.' – Wine Advocate, 88-90/100

About Pesquié:
Château Pesquié, situated northeast of Avignon within the Rhône Valley, is a place that, according to Wine Spectator, looks like it has produced fine wines for decades. The estate consists of 250 acres of organic vineyards spread over the foothills of Mont Ventoux. Its landmark is the wind-whipped, white limestone peak that watches over the estate. Robert Parker calls Château Pesquié one of his 'all-time favorite producers in France', and their reputation confirms this after receiving more than a dozen 90-plus-point scores for their wines. Their wines are described as fresh, fruit-driven and exuberant, and are the best examples of today's Ventoux AOC bottlings.
More Information
Bottle Size 750ml
Style Red
Country France
Rating WA 88-90
Drink To Drink now
Price R130.00
Producer Pesquié
Region Rhône
Variety Grenache
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