Pesquié Ascensio Ventoux Rouge 2017 Bottle size: 750ml

France, Rhône
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Ascensio outlines the intensity and the purity of some Pesquié's best Grenaches. The Chaudière Family chose this name to celebrate the tradition of the ascent of the Mont Ventoux which goes back to the XIVth century and Petrarch. It also symbolises the magic of altitude terroirs. Ascensio is only produced in very small quantity (less than 3,000 bottles) and only on great vintages.

Tasting notes:
'95% Grenache, 5% Syrah. A powerful, modern style, packed with ripe plums, violets and some spices. The palate is very long, as is the lingering aftertaste, and it has a great sense of harmony and purity. Excellent development potential. – Decanter Wolrd Wine Awards, 95/100 (Gold)

'Fresh plum and boysenberry puree notes are lined with a licorice snap accent. Reveals a flash of violet on the lightly toasted finish. Grenache and Syrah.' – James Molesworth, Wine Spectator, 90/100
More Information
Condition New
Winemaker Alexandre and Frédéric Chaudière
Body Full-bodied
Blend information 95% Grenache and 5% Syrah
Drink to Drink or Cellar
Variety Blend
Rating DEC 95
Producer information 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.
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