2017 Le Clos du Caillou Côtes du Rhône Rouge Vieilles Vignes Cuvée Unique

$19.99

Producer: Le Clos du Caillou 
Region: Cotes du Rhone, Rhone, France 
Blend: 82% Grenache, 18% Syrah 
Year: 2017 

Retail Price: $30.00 
Our Price: $19.99 

This special red blend (‘Cuvée Unique’) is an exclusive selection of North Berkeley, assembled with the help of winemaker Bruno Gaspard.

Tasting Note: 

"Aromas of garrigue (wild thyme, lavender and rosemary). Flavors of raspberry and black cherry." - North Berkeley Imports  

Viticulture: 

"The estate in Courthézon, in the northeastern part of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation, boasts a mix of terroirs with a predominance of sand, which gives Caillou wines their silky elegance and fine-grained texture. Importantly, the “clos,” or walled portion of the estate where vines for Côtes du Rhône wines are grown, shares the same terroir with Caillou’s Châteauneuf-du-Pape vineyards. The estate has been practicing biodynamic viticulture since 2003, and was certified organic as of 2010."

Winemaking: 

"Hand-harvested. Fermented on indigenous yeasts in temperature-controlled, stainless steel tanks. Aged for 16 months in 50% upright wooden tanks and 50% older foudre (52HL). Bottled unfined and unfiltered."

Food Pairing:  Grilled steak, game meat (duck especially), lamb

About the Producer: 

"Wines from Le Clos du Caillou are Rhône blends at their most intense. Concentrated and richly textured, these organically raised wines capture the spice of older-vine Grenache as grown on the region’s finest terroirs. The estate in Courthézon, in the northeastern part of the Châteauneuf-duPape appellation, boasts a mix of terroirs with a predominance of sand, which gives Caillou wines their silky elegance and fine-grained texture. The estate has been practicing biodynamic viticulture since 2003, and was certified organic in 2010. Caillou’s devotion to the character of the land (through bottling wines according to terroir) and its dedication to natural viticulture has only intensified over the years; this is what makes Caillou one of the leading estates in the southern Rhône."

Certified organic and practicing biodynamic. Vegan-friendly (with the exception of some biodynamic farming principles).

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*Price and availability in store may vary. Vintage date different than pictured.

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