Wine Chateauneuf-du-Pape AOC Vieux Telegraphe La Crau 2005
Wine rich ruby color with a purple hue.
This full-bodied wine has a taste with mild tannins and a pleasant, spicy aftertaste.
The wine has a rich aroma with a hint of spice, black pepper, licorice, raspberry, black cherry and black currant.
The wine goes well with roast beef, poultry, rooster in wine, and cheese.
The most famous family ownership Bruno - this Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe, where they create the famous Chateauneuf-du-Pape Vieux Telegraph. La Crau plateau - the main reason for the unique quality of local wines - its terroir and microclimate surprising combination of the nature of the sixties vines Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre from which the wine is born. By the way, take a small portion of Cro also Kleret, Grenashblan, Burbulenk and Russan, used to make white Chateauneuf. Own, unique wines Bruno - the uniqueness of their vineyards. La Crau - the only one in Chateauneuf appellason this size (35ga) and only Bruno can not afford to make wine using the yield per terroir without mixing grapes from different sites.
Elegant Chateauneuf du Pape "Vieux Telegraph" - one of the finest wine farms, creating technology which includes alcoholic and malolactic fermentation takes place at certain temperatures, as well as the stage of aging. And the aging of wine for a total of 22 months, 10 of which it holds in concrete vats, and 12 - in large oak casks.
Interesting and origin of the name of wine "Vieux Telegraph", which translated from French means "Old Telegraph". Once upon a time there was a tower near Chateauneuf telegraph line Paris-Marseille, and all such lines in Europe were a few, including Russia, linked the Petersburg and Warsaw. Finally, they went down in history with the invention of the electric telegraph in the middle of the XIX century, but to this day the few remaining places are creations Shappo European villages. Label Chateauneuf du Pape "Vieux Telegraph", which depicts the tower of the old telegraph was first created for the harvest of 1898, and since then has completely changed.