Drink 2009 Paul Jaboulet Aîné Côtes du Rhône Parallèle 45 Rouge

2009 Paul Jaboulet Aîné Côtes du Rhône Parallèle 45 Rouge

Relevant Links:
Parallèle 45 Rouge (Paul Jaboulet Aîné Website)
2009 Paul Jaboulet Aîné Côtes du Rhône Parallèle 45 (CellarTracker.com)


20120427:
[20120601]
I wrote: "[Frisk]. [Rose]. [Rosso]. Rouge. Syrah Grenache. Real smooth. Simple." 6:41 PM

Website Information (CellarTracker.com):
Vintage 2009
Type Red
Producer Paul Jaboulet Aîné (web)
Variety Red Rhone Blend
Designation Parallèle “45”
Vineyard n/a
Country France
Region Rhône
SubRegion Southern Rhône
Appellation Côtes du Rhône
UPC Code 089744326645

Website Information:
Côtes du Rhône
Parallele 45
Red Wine


DESCRIPTION

History:
This Côtes du Rhône takes its name from the 45th North parallel which runs two kilometres from the cellars of Maison Paul Jaboulet Aîné. In the village of Pont de l’Isère, a monument symbolises this line with the inscription: “the South begins here”. Our wine has had this name since the beginning of the 1950s.

Soil:
Shingle with clay, stony “argillaceous limestone” soil, pebbles.

Grape Variety:
60% Grenache ; 40% Syrah.

Age of the vines:
25 years.

Vinification:
Traditional vinification with long vatting, controlled fermentation temperatures.

Ageing:
In stainless steel tanks.

Yield:
45 hl/ha.

Tasting:
Colour:
Deep colour with an attractive brilliance.
Bouquet:
Elegant and aromatic, with red fruits blended with spices.
Palate:
Well-structured on rounded tannins, with a final spicy note.

Matching Food and Wine:
Grilled/roasted meats
Pot au feu
Cheese
“Perfect throughout the meal”

Serving Temperature:
16° to 18°.

Best enjoyed within:
1 to 5 years.
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