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2010 Chateau Pesquie Cotes du Ventoux Quintessence, Rhone, France

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Wine Notes

This producer also makes a white wine. Ensure your merchant has the color you are looking for. Grapes sourced from old vines (Vieilles Vignes).

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $22   From: $20   To: $26

Search Rank 2115 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 2115th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 3822nd

Price History for 2010 Chateau Pesquie Cotes du Ventoux Quintessence, Rhone, France
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Grape Variety

Grenache (aka Garnacha) and Syrah (aka Shiraz) have been blended together for many centuries – a combination which has proved extremely successful. Both members of the blend (Grenache and Syrah) prefer warm climates, such as those found in southern France, in Spain, and in the warmer New World countries. The most prestigious wines in which these two varieties come together are those of Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Wines made from this blend typically have aromas of stewed plums, black cherries, blueberries, black olives and even a hint of spiced dark chocolate.

In France the blend is widely used in the southern ...more


Region
  • Cotes du Ventoux is a large wine appellation of south-eastern France, renamed simply Ventoux in October 2009.

    Located 25 miles (40km) northeast of Avignon, in the far southeast of the country, Mont Ventoux looks down over the wine-producing areas of the Rhone Valley to the west and Provence to the south and east. The mountain (often referred to as 'The Giant of Provence') stands alone from the Alps mountain range, of which it is technically a part, and towers over the landscape for miles around. On the western slopes and foothills of this iconic mountain, in an area roughly 30 miles (50km) from north to south and covering 51 parishes, are the vineyards of the Cotes du Ventoux appellation.

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  • The Rhone Valley is a key wine-producing region in the south-east of France. It follows the north–south course of the Rhone river for almost 150 miles (240km) from Lyon to the Rhone Delta (the Bouches-du-Rhône), near the Mediterranean coast.

    The length of the valley means that Rhone wines are the product of a wide variety of soil types and ...more

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