2018 Hommage à Jacques Perrin
- Producer: Château de Beaucastel
- Varietal: Red Blend
- Region: Rhône Valley
- Alcohol: 14.5%
- Net volume: 750ml
- Vintage: 2018
Style GuideLight Intense
2018 VINTAGE FLAMBOYANT 2018 was a year of exceptional climatic conditions which made this vintage a great classic for Hommage to Jacques Perrin. Its powerful, elegant, attractive nose is marked by Mourvèdre with opulent notes of liquorice and violet. On the palate, it reveals great complexity with superb notes of spices, red fruit and thyme, perfectly balanced by supple tannins with finesse and beautiful freshness. Infinitely elegant, this wine is the perfect combination of finesse and power, a flamboyant hommage to Jacques Perrin. Affirming your uniqueness and standing up for your ideas really is a way of life. By defining new frontiers, as other great pioneers did, Jacques Perrin has earned his place in the history of great wines. To honor the memory and the heritage of this man who forged their skills and guided their philosophy, the fifth generation of Famille Perrin has created this highly personal and remarkable cuvee «Hommage à Jacques Perrin». Behind its out of the ordinary and exclusive character lie the secrets of a wine with a purpose, a bearer of truth. It carries naturally within itself its roots, the memory of its place of origin, without reserve. A truly uncompromising wine, a wine of conviction and character that makes no concessions . A wine that can only exist in ideal conditions, that allow the truth of its origins, at the source of taste, to be revealed. Although « Hommage à Jacques Perrin » is an authentic Châteauneuf-du-Pape, it is nevertheless an interpretation, an individual vision, with full respect for the terroir from which its springs. At its origin, a remarkable terroir of very old vines tended as naturally as possible, according to the principles of biodynamics that were so dear to Jacques Perrin, to extract the purest and the truest expression. Its unique stylistic signature is also influenced by a veritable choice, that of the dominance of Mourvèdre in the blend. This ancestral grape variety of Châteauneuf du Pape, rehabilitated by Jacques Perrin, is particularly difficult to work with and can only flourish in very specific climatic conditions. But, when it is truly mastered, it offers the wine its unique personality, with enormous complexity and aromas of black fruit, spices and leather. « Hommage à Jacques Perrin » is also notable for its refined, noble and elegant tannins and its perfect balance between freshness and concentration. With their great purity, each of its vintages mature slowly and evolve in complexity thanks to their remarkable ageing potential.
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