Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf Du Pape Cuvee Da Capo Rouge 2016

75cl / 15%

“The 2016 Châteauneuf Du Pape Cuvée Da Capo, which comes mostly from older vines in the La Crau lieu-dit and spends an additional year in a large foudre, was truly magical for the region.

This Cuvée Da Capo is unquestionably one of the finest vintages for this cuvée ever made, in the same league as, if not surpassing, the 1998, 2003, 2007, and 2010. Sensational notes of cured meats, crème de cassis, crushed violets, ground pepper, tapenade, truffle, and sweet herbes de Provence all soar from the glass and it hits the palate with a massive, full-bodied style that stays seamless, weightless, and as pure as they come.

Traditional, classic Châteauneuf Du Pape doesn’t get better. I hate to be the guy who throws out the “best to date” line very often, but this is truly magical stuff.”

~ Jeb Dunnuck

Earn 4,004.00 DiineOut Points

About the Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf Du Pape Cuvee Da Capo Rouge 2016

The Rare pearl of the Domaine du Pegau, only produced by nature during beautiful years in the colors of great vintages that the Cuvée Da Capo shows itself.
A plot selection of Crau, this cuvée is a traditional blend of 13 Châteauneuf du Pape grape varieties with a majority of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre expresses the generosity and character of the hundred-year-old vines planted in a soil of silica sand. Bottled only 7 times, this special wine has been a worldwide success.

Tasting Notes

Colour: Opaque bright-rimmed ruby
Nose: Potent red fruit liqueur, incense and Moroccan spice aromas on the highly perfumed nose; a smoky mineral element provides lift.
Palate: Sweet, concentrated and energetic in the mouth, offering intense raspberry liqueur and cherry cola flavors that pick up a smoky nuance with air. The penetrating, floral-dominated finish shows outstanding clarity and thrust, and harmonious tannins add framework and grip. This wine should be able to age for 15 years. Best with Rib eye and other grilled steaks, game dishes, and a number of chocolate based dishes, serve at 16°C.
Grape Varieties: Grenache 70%, Syrah 7%, Mourvèdre 3%, Others varieties 20%
Ageing: Old oak cask over 2 years.
Awards: 100pts – Jeb Dunnuck; 96pts – Wine Spectator; 97pts-Wine Enthusiast; 98pts – Robert Parker-Wine Advocate; 95-97pts –

History of Domaine du Pegau

Domaine du Pegau is an old name in Chateauneuf du Pape. The Feraud family is able to trace their roots all the way back to the middle of the 17th century in the Southern Rhone Valley.

That is when the ancestors of the Feraud family first planted grape vines next to their olive trees and other assorted fruit trees in Chateauneuf du Pape. Domaine du Pegau owns 21 hectares of vines in Chateauneuf du Pape. 19.5 hectares are used for red wine grapes. 1.5 hectares of vines are reserved for growing white wine grapes. Due to the small size of the parcels used for the white wine grapes at Domaine Pegau, those grapes are farmed using 100% biodynamic farming techniques. The red wine grapes are not farmed biodynamically.

The vineyards for Domaine du Pegau are located in different areas of Chateauneuf du Pape in a total 11 different parcels. The best and oldest vines of Domaine du Pegau are located on the plateau of La Crau. Domaine du Pegau uses only natural yeasts. The grapes are whole cluster fermented in traditional, cement vats. The wine is aged on average, for 24 months in old foudres.

At Pegau, they use a wide range different old wood foudres. On average, close to 6,500 cases of wine are produced at Domaine du Pegau each year.

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Grenache, Mataro / Mourvedre, Syrah

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