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Château Puech-Haut Tête de Bélier Languedoc 2016

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
2018 and 2015
Appellation:Languedoc (Languedoc Roussillon, France)
Winery: Château Puech Haut
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Carignan, Grenache, Monastrell, Mourvedre, Syrah, Garnacha negra
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 15%
Château Puech Haut is the maker of this Château Puech-Haut Tête de Bélier Languedoc 2016 (£27.10), a red wine from Languedoc that is made of garnacha negra, syrah, mourvedre, monastrell, grenache and carignan of 2016 and has an alcoholic strength of 15%. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users.

Description of Château Puech-Haut Tête de Bélier Languedoc 2016

Château Puech-Haut Tête de Bélier Languedoc 2016 (Carignan, Grenache, Monastrell, Mourvedre, Syrah and Garnacha negra)

TASTING NOTES OF Château Puech-Haut Tête de Bélier Languedoc 2016:

  • View: intense red, bright and clear cherry, violet reflections.
  • Nose: aromas of ripe black fruit, more candied notes, all supported by a fine cast roasted character.
  • Mouth: full, large and expressive with aromas of ripe fruit and elegant woodsy.

APPELLATION: Côtes du Languedoc.

GRAPES: Syrah, Grenache, Carignan and Grenache.

AGEING: 18 months in French oak barrels.

TEMPERATURE: 16-18 °C

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13%

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The Winery

Château Puech Haut

Château Puech Haut

Gerard Bru, domain owner Puech-Haut is a resourceful man. Industrial converted in viticulture, he made a return to a lifelong passion, "earth".

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Reviews of Château Puech-Haut Tête de Bélier Languedoc 2016

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2016 - Non contractual picture. Recognized as one of the most beautiful areas of the Languedoc, this wine "Upscale" Château Puech-Haut is among the best wines of the region. . . . Powerful and smooth, we already revels notes of cherry, black olive and spices, mouth, dense, generous and silky. Do not be afraid to forget a few bottles in a corner of your basement, your patience will be richly rewarded. . . . A beautiful bottle to savor between insiders and especially between lovers of great wines of the Languedoc Roussillon. All is well balanced, powerful and elegant that now we can appreciate or fifteen years. The finish is delicious with well-integrated oak and velvety tannin.
"A heavenly wine which it is impossible to resist" - Robert Parker Domaine Château Puech-Haut: From a virgin land of vineyards, he built what is now one of the largest wineries in the area, in the center it has arise the "chateau Puech-Haut" from stones of the former prefecture of Montpellier. An Italianate mansion built between the seventeenth and eighteenth century was destined to be destroyed. Gerard Bru redeems and transplanted stone by stone in the middle of his new property. It is during these works he discovered a ram's head, ornamental stone of a chapel of the twelfth or thirteenth century and which became the emblem of Château Puech Haut. This is what is capable Bru magician. The vineyard now has some 115 hectares of vines. It enjoys a very favorable Mediterranean climate on soils composed of clay, limestone
and covered with pebbles, the same as found in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The varieties selected for their suitability with the local (Syrah and Grenache in the lead), are grown on principles reasoned without chemical herbicides and harvesting are done manually and perfectly ripe. The vinification in barrels and vats of wood according to color, are separated grapes to preserve all their typicality. Livestock finally is done in barrels, meets the criteria that print an astonishing singularity to wines. One area that many ways to be admired in terms of how the terroir character is reflected in its wines, which stands out as a safe bet in the Languedoc. Gault Millau Wine 2009 Remarkable "very ambitious, Gerard Bru put to great lengths to install Puech-Haut at the zenith of Languedoc wines. . . "Robert Parker: Domaine ranked in the Top Producers Languedoc (category *** / **** Good / Excellent)" With the support of the great oenologist Michel Rolland, Mr. Bru has set a goal to develop the best wines of the region. ". The wines of Puech Haut that have received numerous awards such as the International Trophy distinction of Roussanne make this a vineyard in the Languedoc Roussillon florets.
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4 /5

A reference Languedoc: a powerful wine, complex, the garrigue, coffee, leather, burnt wood. The mouth is incredibly long, balanced and harmonious.
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4 /5

Nice dress, red garnet intense.Le nose reveals aromas of ripe black fruit, with spicy, pickled, on a wooded fondu.La palate is complex and generous at the same time, the tannins are velvety with red fruit flavors spices (pepper, liquorice).
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Reviews of other vintages of Château Puech-Haut Tête de Bélier Languedoc 20162018

4/5

Cherry colour. Fine aromas of violets.Strong flavour which reminds me of strawberry candy.
It wasn't well paired with food, but the wine was good and tasty.
I drank it together with my sister.
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Sarah Carter