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11 Ratings
Château Pesquié Quintessence Ventoux

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Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) Deep ruby ​​/ purple. Classic bouquet of blackberry, licorice, pepper and a hint of white flowers. Opulent, sensuous with superb purity and massive flavor. The "Quintessence" reflects its terroir resist: fine mineral notes and dense fruit combine with wood and spices.

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2009 Vintage) "The 2010 Terrasses actually eclipses their top cuvee, the 2009 Quintessence, which has just been released. This is a serious wine on its own, and certainly capable of lasting a decade or more, but the vintage quality of 2010 has produced remarkable fruit, with the best concentration and purity of fruit that I have seen in the southern Rhone since 2007, which remains the single greatest vintage I have ever tasted from that region. This blend of 80% Syrah and 20% Grenache, aged in barrels for 12 m...
  • Robert Parker
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/15/2011
  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/07/2013