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VIGNOBLES LUCIEN GABRIEL BARROT, LA SOUSTO

LVT 2017 r  2018 wh  The vineyard of Pierre Barrot, the brother of Robert Barrot of Château des Fines Roches, who is the father of Amélie & Gaëlle, whose husband Frederic Maillet is now the vinifier as Pierre nears retirement. The red wine has been previously bottled for the family above all; his mother likes to drink it when it is 20 years old! The plots are spread right across the appellation, and the wine has a bright authority. The 2016 was a ****(*) wine when tasted pre-bottling [bottling is due in March 2019, release in March 2020]. It is at the higher end of the price scale. There is now a white as well, 80% Grenache blanc, 20% Clairette, the 2017 a sturdy ***(*) wine, the 2018 an excellent STGT ****(*) wine - classically built, with a firm handshake.

Pierre Barrot, Amélie Barrot, Frederic Maillet 21 ave Saint Joseph 84230 Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Tel: +33(0)490 83 73 81

www.lasousto.fr

contact@lasousto.fr

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