Chateau Pesquie Quintessence 2017 - 750ml

$ 30.00

93 Points Jeb Dunnuck

A blend of 80% Syrah and 20% Grenache, the 2017 Ventoux Quintessence offers a complex bouquet of Herbes de Provence, ripe cherries, ground pepper, and orange zest. It's medium-bodied, silky and sexy on the palate, with fine tannin, terrific fruit, and a great, great finish. Drink it any time over the coming decade.

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Over the centuries, the Château has passed through the hands of many noblemen, including the Counts of Mormoiron, the Marquis de Reilhanette, and the Lords of Maubec. For the last 50 years it has belonged to the Chaudière family who have managed to conserve the remarkable charm of this imposing Provencal construction. Its apparent serenity and natural elegance satisfy all the conditions of a splendid estate.

The Provencal word "pesquié" is used to describe a vivarium or pond and is related to the lexical field of water, a vital element in the dry climates of Provence. The castle itself is built on an exceptional site, with two springs crossing underneath it. There are over a dozen fountains in the grounds. It may be that there are still some water nymphs protecting this privileged spot!

25 kilometres long, 15 kilometres wide, and peaking at 1912 metres above sea level, Mont Ventoux has a unique geological, cultural, and historical background, and is home to an incredible biodiversity.

Listed as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1990 and more recently as a Regional Natural Park, it has earned its nickname as the Giant of Provence. It is a crossroads between several worlds. It is known for its magnificent landscapes and is a bridge between the Provence irrigated by the plains of Comtat and the harsher, more arid Provence of the high plateaus. With its multitude of natural ecosystems and 55,000 ha of forest, Mont Ventoux is home to an exceptional biodiversity. These different landscapes are full of different plant species – green and white oak, beech, mountain pine, and all sorts of animals: stags, deer, wild boar, mountain sheep, chamois, over 120 species of birds, reptiles, etc.

In the 80’s, Paul Chaudière began sustainable farming. When Alexandre & Frederic took over, they started moving to organic (first plot converted in 2007). The estate is now fully converted to organic agriculture (Ecocert).

pH: 3.7
Acidity: 6.0 g/L

Aged in Barrels of French Oak for 15 months.

Country France
Region Rhone Valley
Sub-Region Ventoux
Ratings 93 Points JD, 90 Points WA
Varietal(s) 80 Syrah
20% Grenache
Color Red
ABV 13.5%
Vintage 2017
Size 750ml
Closure Cork

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state of Florida and title passes to the buyer in Florida. Craft &
Curd makes no representation to the legal rights of anyone to ship or
import alcoholic beverages into any state outside of Florida. The
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Craft & Curd to act on buyer’s behalf to engage a common carrier to
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Return Policy:

Shipping wine around the country is very expensive. We charge about a third less than what it actually costs us. If you need to return your order (or if the wine gets returned back to us because you were unable to receive it after 3 attempts and you didn't email us to make other arrangements), we need to collect a return shipping fee that is up to double the amount of the shipping you paid. Upon receiving the wine back we will refund for the wine minus the initial shipping cost. In the event that we make a mistake we work with you to fix whatever went wrong at no additional cost to you.  

Please contact info@craftcurd.com with any additional questions.

Adult signature will be required at time of delivery.

$50 minimum order.

By placing an order through our website you are affirming that you are at least 21 years of age and that someone 21 and over will sign for the package.

We now ship FedEx to all states we ship to with the exception of PA, DE and KY (UPS). To the state of TX we use a small carrier called LSO but shut down shipments there during the summer months. 

If you specify we can ship to a FedEx location to be held for pickup at no additional charge. You can search for the nearest FedEx location (no drop boxes) by clicking here and use that as your shipping address. Most Walgreens locations will now hold wine orders for you (state of LA excluded). They will come up in the search results at www.fedex.com/locate/ if that service is available to you. 

General Shipping Policies:

It is ideal for the package to be received on the first delivery attempt especially when the weather is warm or extremely cold. We cannot ship to PO Boxes.

 

“All alcoholic beverages purchased from this site are sold in the

state of Florida and title passes to the buyer in Florida. Craft &
Curd makes no representation to the legal rights of anyone to ship or
import alcoholic beverages into any state outside of Florida. The
buyer is solely responsible for the shipment of alcoholic beverage
products. By placing an order with Craft & Curd, buyer authorizes
Craft & Curd to act on buyer’s behalf to engage a common carrier to
deliver buyer’s order.”

Return Policy:

Shipping wine around the country is very expensive. We charge about a third less than what it actually costs us. If you need to return your order (or if the wine gets returned back to us because you were unable to receive it after 3 attempts and you didn't email us to make other arrangements), we need to collect a return shipping fee that is up to double the amount of the shipping you paid. Upon receiving the wine back we will refund for the wine minus the initial shipping cost. In the event that we make a mistake we work with you to fix whatever went wrong at no additional cost to you.  

Please contact info@craftcurd.com with any additional questions.

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