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Christopher Piper Wines
1 Silver Street, Ottery St Mary EX11 1DB, Devon

Tel: (01404) 814139
Fax: (01404) 812100

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Closed Bank Holiday Monday Mon-Fri 0900-1300,1400-1730 Sat 0900-1300,1430-1630

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Carmenere

This is rare old pre-Pylloxera variety from Bordeaux which has all but disappeared in Europe.

Characteristics: A low yielding variety which likes warm conditions for ripening. Produces exceptionally deep coloured and full wines with gamey herbaceous notes and rounded soft, spicy fruit

Where is it found? Now mainly grown in Chile, where until 1994 it was marketed as Merlot. There are also some minute quantities grown in California.

Wines associated: Chile and a few Bordeaux properties where it is being re-introduced in small amounts for its roundness and suppleness.

Food matches: Stews, casseroles, barbequed meats and hard cheeses.

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30 Days of German Riesling
30 Days of German Riesling
Fresh, fruity and perfect for summer lunches. What's not to love about German Riesling ?!
Best Loved from our CPW team is from Louis Guntrum.

Louis Guntrum Riesling
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Champagne Gremillet
Champagne Gremillet
Extremely elegant wines that have undergone a surprisingly long bottle-ageing process that gives them a roundness not often found at this level.


Champagne Gremillet
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Christopher Piper Wines Ltd. will not sell to anyone under the UK legal drinking age of 18 years. To purchase products on the site you must be eighteen years of age or more.
You must ensure that the details provided by you on ordering or at any time are correct and complete.

Registered Company 1509601 Christopher Piper Wines Ltd, 1 Silver Street, Ottery St Mary, Devon, EX11 1DB. All rights reserved. You must be 18 or over to order.