Châteauxneuf du Pape – Appellation d’Origine Protégée
60% Grenache, 10% Mourvèdre, 10% Syrah et 10% Cinsault
Alcoholic fermentation realised in oak barrels, long macerations (5 to 7 weeks). Running off according to tasting of each «foudres» (oak barrels). «Drop wine » from the juice and «press wine» from the marc are worked separately.Aging in local oak barrels.
A deep ruby colour with purple highlights.
A generous and complex nose revealing aromas of black cherry, «garrigue» and cinnamon.
On the palate, it is full-bodied, well-balanced, with a persistent finish dominated by round tanins and aromas of crystallised cherry and cinnamon. Elegant wine with a rich spicy finish.
16 – 18 °C
This wine is the perfect match with leg of jamb (en croûte), jugged hare or rib of lamb with herbs.