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Mourvedre Wine Details
Price: $24.00 per bottle

Description: Our first production of 100% Mourvedre brings new flavors to the bar and demands an introduction. The initial mouth feel of velvet and satin ribbons is followed by a chalky earth character, traditionally found in this key Rhone varietal. The long, full finish leaves the mark of a classic fine wine. Barrel aged for 19 months in 1 and 2 year old French Oak.

Varietal Definition
As long as the weather is warm, Mourvedre ably tolerates a wide variety of soils. It is popular across the south of France, especially in Provence, where it is responsible for the greatness of Bandol, and many a fine red Cotes-du-Rhone. It is often blended in Chateauneuf-du-Pape; Languedoc makes it as a varietal. Spain uses it in many areas, including Valencia. In the United States, Mourvedre remains a minor factor for now, pursued by a few wineries that specialize in Rhone-style wines. The wine it produces can be quite pleasing, with medium weight, spicy cherry and berry flavors and moderate tannins. It ages well.


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