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2012 Pierre Usseglio Chateauneuf Du Pape Rouge

Hands down, our #1 CDP in the store right now! *** 91 Points from the Wine Spectator *** Collectors take note here. This is a tremendous example of an ultra premium wine you can buy for an incredible price *** What a bottle that will impress your biggest wine friends? This is it! "Domaine Pierre Usseglio and Son is a family business. It began operation in 1948 but soon 1931, the grandfather, Francis Usseglio, left Italy to come to work at Chateauneuf-du-Pape wine as a laborer. In November 1948, he had the opportunity to use 8 acres of vineyard sharecropping. He then began to develop its own wine. His very first crop out of the press in 1949. Later, his son Pierre takes the succession and increases the area of ​​the field. Today it stretches over 24 hectares, divided into 17 plots that are exploited by two sons: Jean-Pierre and Thierry Usseglio." -Winery [+]