Les Terrasses de la Nerthe 2012

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Les Terrasses de la Nerthe 2012

Rhône
Châteauneuf-du-Pape Second vin Red | 14°

Ref : 471737

21.80 21, 80

Bottle 75 cL

i.e. 29.10 € / liter

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  • Keeping level Peut être conservé
  • Service temperature 17°
  • Grapes Syrah
    Cinsault
    Grenache Noir
    Mourvèdre

Our food and wine pairings

  • Red meats
  • Lamb
  • Strong cheese

Our oenologists' opinion

Well-rounded

Its brick red dress offers a pretty nose that opens to aromas of red fruit, raspberry and sweet spices with a fresh minty edge. In the mouth, this wine presents a nice balance, finesse and roundness. It is frank, with sweet spices and nervous with a finish on velvety tannins. Seductive and suave. 

Robe
Brick Red

Features

Body ? The body is the way a wine feels inside the mouth. Several factors, such as the alcohol content and the presence of tannins, contribute to the feel of the wine.

Freshness ? The freshness of a wine is defined by its level of acidity. Unlike rounded wines, fresh wines are easy to drink, and are more lively. Acidity plays a necessary part in a wine's structure.

Aging ? All wines do not have the same aging potential. Some are supposed to be consumed at a young age while others must be kept for longer periods of time.

Tannins ? Coming from stems, grape pips and their storage barrels, the tannin gives structure to red wines only.

Do you know ?

"Le Foudre" is a large wooden bowl that allows a slow oxygenation of the wine and low evaporation. 

Domain and appellation

  • Château la Nerthe

    Founded in the sixteenth century, the Château la Nerthe was bought in 1985 by the Richard family. It embodies one of the oldest and most prestigious castles of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.
    Les Terrasses de la Nerthe is a second wine, specially created for Nicolas.
     
     
    • Terroir: The vineyard of 92 hectares is changed on a typical terroir of large round pebbles, sand and clay.

     

    • Viticulture: The second wine is composed of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre and Cinsault from the young vines of the estate. The establishment of a farming aims to preserve the vines through viticultural practices that respect the environment.

     

    • Vinification: The wine is made in casks (20%) and tanks (80%) for a period of 12 months. 
  • Main grape
    Syrah

  • Grapes Syrah, Cinsault, Grenache Noir, Mourvèdre
  • Grapes
    • Syrah
    • Cinsault
    • Grenache Noir
    • Mourvèdre

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