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Château Pesquié Artemia
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Château Pesquié Artemia 2017

Ventoux, Southern Rhone, Rhone Valley, FranceOne three single-vineyard wines produced at Pesquié, Artemia is impressive beginning with its deep opaque, purple-black colour. In 2017 the mix was 75/25 syrah/grenache, the latter bringing a fresh floral character to the wine to soothe the bold syrah. It was grown at 1400 metres above sea level on mostly limestone soils, giving the wine a bony undercurrent. There is real power here with perfectly vibrant black fruits dusted in garrigue and flecked with a subtle white pepper note. It’s very pure and for a minute, Northern Rhone-like. A modern look at high-end Ventous through an organic/biodynamic lens. Cellar this a decade with no worries.Tasted: 12 August 2019Tasted by: Anthony GismondiPrices: BC 99.99 private wine shops AB 95.00 private wine shops ON 125.00 consignment QC 99.75 SAQ Producer: Château PesquiéDistributors: Appellation Wine Marketing
Blend: Syrah - GrenacheCSPC: 846816UPC: 03760149591629