Clos du caillou Chateauneuf les safres red 2019
The Clos du Caillou Chateauneuf-du-Pape Les Safres 2019 is a red wine that beautifully represents its region's distinctive characteristics. The wine exhibits a perfect balance of fresh, high-toned fruit and warm earth tones. Its flavor profile is rich and complex, with layers of crushed cherry, cassis, and vanilla-edged plum, all intertwined with subtle notes of hay, crushed rock, and dried flowers. This creates a supple and approachable wine with juicy acidity and a fine-boned structure, making it both energetic and vibrant. This wine is predominantly a blend of 90% Grenache and 10% Mourvèdre, sourced from the les Bedines lieu-dit. It showcases a lovely purity of fruit, with cherries and raspberries creating a crescendo of red fruit flavors. The Les Safres is medium to full-bodied, exhibiting a silky, fine, and elegant texture along with a lingering finish, indicative of its high quality and craftsmanship. Moreover, its translucent ruby hue and the pretty nose of framboise and strawberry-like fruits, supported by notes of loamy soil and flowers, add to its allure. It's described as medium-bodied and finesse-driven, with light tannins, which contributes to its overall appeal and sophistication. This wine, with its unique blend and intricate flavor notes, is a testament to the renowned wine-making tradition of the Chateauneuf-du-Pape region.