La Famille Perrin / 2015 Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Les Sinards.

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89 Points / The Wine Advocate issue 221.
La Famille Perrin / 2015 Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Les Sinards.

COUNTRY/REGION: France/Rhone Valley.

GRAPES: Grenache, Mourvèdre and Syrah.

ABV: %

UNIT: 1 x 75cl Bottle.

THE VINTAGE: 2015 was a magnificent year in the south as well, characterized by excellent sanitary conditions thanks to the mild, wet winter, followed by a relatively hot, dry spring. The vines coped well with the extreme heat and lack of rain in the summer thanks to good hydric reserves. Following satisfactory flowering, rapid and regular ripening was assisted by rain that fell in August, producing berries rich in phenolic compounds and anthocyanins. As in the north, harvesting took place under excellent conditions.

DESCRIPTION: The Family’s other Châteauneuf! Les Sinards comes from the young vines at Beaucastel and from a neighboring vineyard that we farm.

SITUATION: Wine made from the young vines at Beaucastel, a vineyard that we farm just to the west of Beaucastel.

TERROIR: Molasse seabed of the Miocene period covered by diluvial alpine deposits (pebbles).

PROCESS: Partly vinified like in Beaucastel and partly vinified in the traditional way after destemming. 100% Foudres for a year. Bottled after fining and light filtration.

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.