Château Mont Thabor Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOC

Located in the town of Bédarrides, Château Mont Thabor belongs to the Stehelin family since 1880. 4 hectares in Châteauneuf du Pape located on the plateau with a strong dominance of rolled pebbles and sandy red clay 6 hectares of Côtes du Rhône around Castle on light ground with presence of pebbles.  The vines are worked in the philosophy of organic, without certification. The wines are vinified and raised quite traditionally, concrete vats without destemming, aging in barrels, no filtration. The wines are rich, robust, spicy and very complex. Paradoxically, they possess great finesse.

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VARIETALS
80% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre/Cinsault

VINTAGE
2015

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Description

TECHNICAL DATA
Alcohol 15.5%

APPEARANCE
Deep red colour.

NOSE
The bouquet is packed with blackberry fruit, a sense of black raisin and dark chocolate, licorice and minerals in behind.

PALATE
The palate shows great concentration of fruit and complexity, the tannins bring depth but they are soft, while the aftertaste has late peppered notes lifting through the end.

AGEING
Aged in a mixture of 70% used and 30% new French oak barrels along with cement vats.

PAIRING
Best served with all types of classic meat dishes, with a myriad of different seafood dishes, as well as Asian cuisine.

READINESS FOR DRINKING
From mid-2018 until 2029.

RATINGS

91pts 

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