2011 Pure Châteauneuf-Du-Pape

2011 Pure Châteauneuf-Du-Pape

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2011 Pure Châteauneuf-Du-Pape

Grapes / Soils

Grenache ( 97%), others( 3%) Planted circa 1912 Sandy 1.5 ha

The Wine

Vineyard Profile

Pure is handcrafted from a single plot of 100-year old vines in sandy soil, at the junction of “Grand Peirre”, “Rayas” and “Pointu” districts.

Harvest Notes
  • Rigorous bud pruning.
  • Green harvesting is done.
  • The picking is entirely by hand, with a meticulous double sorting in the vineyard.
Winemaker's Notes
  • Wine-making in underground concrete vats.
  • Destemming of under ripe stalks.
  • The wine stays on the skins for over 4 weeks.
  • Gentle extraction and pumping over.
  • Aging lasts approximately 18 months.
  • The wine is not filtered before bottling.
Wine Summary
  • Made from Grenache (97%), others (3%) grapes.
  • Vine age – planted 1915.
  • Grown on sandy soils.
  • Fermented in underground concrete vats.
  • Aged in old oak casks.
  • Aged for 18 months.
  • Bottled unfiltered.
Technical Information
  • 97% Grenache
  • 3% others
  • Alcohol 15%