Chateau Pesquie Cuvee des Terrasses Cotes du Ventoux Rouge 2008

Rhone Red Blends from Rhone, France

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Item No. 102729
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2005
  • RP92
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Winemaker's Notes

This word comes from the Latin terras, meaning "lump of earth". The Côtes du Ventoux region is characterized by alternating hills and valleys. To make the most of this exceptional terroir, grape growers and other farmers had to accomplish the colossal feat of building terraces" into the steep hillsides, choosing especially well-protected, sunny locations.

70 % Grenache & 30% Syrah

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Al Larson - San Carlos, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/27/2010)
Love this wine and WS JM gives it a 87. Another great wine in a mediocre year for S. Rhone wines. I will be buying a lot more.
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(4/6/2011)
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Learn About Chateau Pesquie Map ItMap It

In 1985, Paul and Edith Chaudiere left their jobs in private industry (she was a voice therapist and he was a physical therapist) to study wine at one of France's top wine universities at Suze la Rousse. 1989 marked the creation of the property in Mormoiron, one of the tiny villages dotting the beautiful countryside under the Mont Ventoux. Since then, they have been pushing the...

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Learn About Other Rhône

Other appellations of the Rhône include: in the North – St-Péray, Chateau Grillet; in the South – Lirac, Côtes du Ventoux, Côtes du Tricastin, Rasteau

Learn About Rhone Red Blends

The Rhone region of France has a delightful selection of red varieties. There are 22 grapes allowed in the Rhone AOC, about half of them red. Most of these varieties are used as secondary blending partners, often comprising less than 10% of the blend. The primary red players of Rhone blends are Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Most wines from the Southern Rhone use Grenache as their...

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