2019 Pierre Usseglio Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de Mon Aieul
Proprietary Blend - 750ML
2019 Pierre Usseglio Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de Mon Aieul
  • JD 97
  • WS 94

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JD 97
jebdunnuck.com, October 2020
(95-97 points) The 100% Grenache 2019 Châteauneuf Du Pape Cuvée De Mon Aïeul is stunning stuff, and my money is on it checking in near the top of the vintage. Partially destemmed and brought up in demi-muids, this kirsch...   (95-97 points) The 100% Grenache 2019 Châteauneuf Du Pape Cuvée De Mon Aïeul is stunning stuff, and my money is on it checking in near the top of the vintage. Partially destemmed and brought up in demi-muids, this kirsch, blackberry, white flower, candle wax, and spice-loaded beauty is full-bodied, has a wonderfully layered texture, ripe tannins, and a great finish. It’s certainly a more elegant version of this cuvée and is reminiscent of the 2006. Give bottles 2-3 years and enjoy over the following 15.  
WS 94
Wine Spectator, October 2021
This has the heady edge of the vintage, with gutsy blackberry, plum and fig compote notes forming the bulk of the wine, while singed juniper, warm stone and tar notes score the finish. Delivers a nice licorice snap at the...   This has the heady edge of the vintage, with gutsy blackberry, plum and fig compote notes forming the bulk of the wine, while singed juniper, warm stone and tar notes score the finish. Delivers a nice licorice snap at the very end for a finishing kick. Best from 2023 through 2035. — J.M.  
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Southern Rhone
Appellation Chateauneuf du Pape
Vintage 2019
Size 750ML

Label

Cuvee de Mon Aieul is a selection of grapes from vines 75 to 90 years old. They come from plots on La Crau, les Bédines or les Serres, where the soils are sand and stone, covered in the regions famous galets. A pure and concentrated wine, the nose is very complex with notes of raspberries, licorice and spices. It is a powerful wine yet retains great elegance, and is at its best between 10 and 12 years of age.

Winery

Pierre Usseglio

Domaine Pierre Usseglio was founded in Chateauneuf-du-Pape by Pierre’s father, Francis in 1948. Pierre eventually took the reigns and, since 1999, his children have run the estate. The Domaine holds 15 small vineyard plots throughout the AOC, totaling 22 hectares. Only one of those hectares is planted to white grapes. The remainder, with a mix of rocky and sandy soils, represent approximately 75% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 6% Mourvedre, 5% Cinsault, 2% Counoise and 2% Muscardin. Domaine Pierre Usseglio makes three red wines and one white.