"AOC CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE - ROUGE"
Nature of the soils: The ground is covered with rolled pebbles that retain the heat during the day and radiate it to the vines throughout the night.
Varieties: Grenache noir 70%, Syrah 15%, Mourvèdre 15%
Alcohol by vol: 14.5°
Annual volume: 2 000 bottles.
Ageing: from 8 to 10 years in cellar.
The grapes are carefully selected and harvested by hand. The vinification is made through a traditional process with a maceration time from 18 to 21 days. The wine is aged during 12 months in oak barrels.
An intense rubis purple colour. The nose develops aromas of ripe red and black grilled fruits. The palate reveals a magnificient density and the presence of tannins, both soft and elegant. A lovely finish on the fruits. This wine is best served at 18-19°C and pairs well with red meat, grilled or in sauce, and cheese.
Review / ratings:
- 90+ medal (92/100) - Guide Gilbert & Gaillard 2013
- Commended medal - International Wine Challenge 2012
- Silver medal - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2012