2015 Ferraton Pere et Fils Chateauneuf-du-Pape Le Parvis

Year: 2015
Appellation: Rhone
Country: France
Wine Advocate: 89-91
James Suckling: 90
Jeb Dunnuck: 92
Red Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 14.5%
Price :
$39.95

A majority of Grenache with a small percentage of Syrah and Mourvèdre.

"The 2015 Châteauneuf du Pape Le Parvis comes from a mix of terroirs, was completely destemmed and brought up all in concrete tanks. It offers lots of smoky, peppery, meaty characteristics as well as ample darker fruits, medium to full-bodied richness, solid density and a great finish. It will drink nicely through 2025.

While Ferraton is more widely known for their terrific northern Rhônes, they make a bevy of smoking values from the Southern Rhône." (WA)

"Dried flowers and fresh-turned earthy notes. This has a wealth of impressively deep-set ripe plum and berry fruits on offer. Bold fruits finish strong. Drink now." (JS)

"The 2015 Châteauneuf-Du-Pape Le Parvis checks in as a final blend of 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre that's from various plots of galets and sandy soils in the appellation. Brought up all in concrete, it's a beautifully elegant, finesse-driven beauty that gives up savory notes of ripe cherries, currants, charcuterie, and pepper. Medium to full-bodied, silky and elegant on the palate, with fine tannin, drink it anytime over the coming decade or more." (JD)

Winery Notes:
Colour:
bright, deep garnet colour.

Nose:
complex, aromas of morello cherries and plums, with hints of roasted coffee and cinnamon.

Palate:
fine and smooth tannins. Fleshy and long-lasting wine. Aromas of leather, spices, and garrigue.