COUNTRY/REGION: France/Rhone Valley.
GRAPE VARIETIES: 90% Grenache and 10% Syrah.
VINEYARDS: Soils are very stony with various depths, mainly consisting of large quartz stones mixed with red, sandy clay.
Chateauneuf du Pape is the driest area of the Cotes du Rhone where the Mistral is vitally important to grape ripening. 2,800 hours of sunshine a year are reflected by the large stones on the surface of the soil.
WINEMAKING: Grapes are destemmed and fermented into concrete vats followed by 8-10 days of maceration. The wine is aged for a period of 8-14 months in 60 hectolitre oak tuns.
TASTING NOTES: Deep garnet in colour full of strong spices on the nose. The palate is silky and tightly knit with liquorice notes on the finish.
FOOD PAIRING: Perfect served with traditional "provencal" stews.
DELIVERY: All our wines are stored in our importers bonded warehouse’s, which have the optimum environment for fine wine storage, by carefully regulating temperature, humidity and other microclimatic factors.
As such, please allow between 7 and 10 days for your delivery to arrive.