Clos du caillou Chateauneuf du pape quartz 2021
The Clos du Caillou Chateauneuf-du-Pape Les Quartz 2021 is a red wine with a blend of 80% Syrah and 20% Grenache, renowned for its intensity and complexity. It exhibits an intense red color with brilliant reflections. The nose is a blend of elegant aromas such as cherries, gooseberries, and menthol, complemented by roasted notes, contributing to its aromatic complexity. On the palate, it is structured, ample, and round, revealing flavors of brandied fruits, white pepper, and licorice, culminating in an elegant, long, and enticing finish. Critically acclaimed, this wine is noted for its discrete style, balancing fruitiness with good acidity and freshness. It showcases detailed flavors of raspberry, star anise, cinnamon, and rose petal, which stem from its cultivation on large pebbles and sand in the Les Cassanets lieu-dit. The wine is fermented in tronconic concrete vats and matured in amphora, which contributes to its character. Described as pure and agile, it features notes of red berries, wild strawberries, stones, and peppercorns, leading to a medium body with fine tannins and bright acidity. Its palate is characterized as crunchy and transparent, with a harmonious blend of fruit and tension, ending with a succulent finish.