1973 "Tête de Cuvée" Chateauneuf-du-Pape , Vieilles Caves Du Fontange
"Tête de Cuvée" A wine produced from the first pressing of the grapes, generally considered superior in quality.
The Chateauneuf Du Pape their intense color passes from the garnet-purple in the young years to the ruby in the middle age. They are structured wines, with a powerful and complex nose of ripe fruit, mushrooms, truffles, underbrush, spicy notes, wild and animal.
The appellation enjoys diversity in terms of soil and land, made up of staggered plateaux and terraces where one of the geological defining characteristics is the presence of large smooth pebbles that trap the heat of the sun in the day, releasing it at night. This phenomenon ensures grapes reach a high stage of maturity. The appellation also stands out by the combination of its thirteen grape varieties that each wine-maker mixes and matches to create each wine's specific personality. Alongside the traditional Grenache, a growing proportion of Syrah and Mourvèdre can be found, both of which develop complex red fruit, wood and fine leather aromas. Red Châteauneuf-du-Pape wines expand and reach their full potential between their third and fifth years, but their ageing potential can extend up to ten years and more depending on the vintages in question and storage conditions. Their intense colour can vary from a garnet purple shade in young wines to a rich ruby colour when they reach full maturity. These are structured wines with a powerful and complex nose featuring ripe fruit, mushrooms, truffles, undergrowth and spiced, wild, animalistic notes.
- Mixed lot
- Red wine
- Producer, Name of wine
- Châteauneuf-du-Pape - Vieilles Caves Du Fontange "Tête de Cuvée"
- Number of bottles
- Bottle size
- Bottles (0.7L)