Château Duplantier 2016

Château Duplantier 2016

Last year’s vintage of Château Duplantier was the highest-rated red Rhône blend in the annual review of Santa Barbara County by Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. This new vintage, just bottled in January, is already vibrantly open, with luscious notes of blackberry jam and fresh blueberry that harmonize beautifully with spice tones of cardamom and black pepper. The addition of Petite Sirah to Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvèdre adds a fleshy blue fruit element while bolstering density and structure. It's an irresistible and age-worthy addition to a long line of acclaimed releases.

VARIETAL COMPOSITION: 32% Syrah, 27% Petite Sirah, 22% Grenache, 19% Mourvèdre
VINIFICATION: Fermented on skins in bins with a small portion of dried stem inclusion
AGING: Aged in 15% new French oak for 27 months
PAIR WITH: Rib-eye steak, braised lamb, chocolate desserts
CASE PRODUCTION: 774
ALCOHOL: 15.4%
PRICE: $50 Retail / $42.50 Club

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SKU: 23916

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