Round pebbles and sandy soils in the village of Courthezon. North-Est of the appellation Châteauneuf du Pape.
Grenache 90%, Mourvèdre 5 %, Syrah 5 %
Hand-picked at peak maturity and fast transportation in small containers to the winery to avoid juice release and oxydation.
Destemming, 4 to 5 weeks maceration, pumping over and daily release. Controlled temperature at 28° to 30 °C.
Matured for 8-12 months in concrete tanks before bottling depending on the years. No oak to show the purest expression of the Grenache and terroir.
This ruby red wine is very complex and elegant with aromas of red currant, red cherries, black berries with spicy overtones such as lavender, thyme and rosemary. Excellent balance in the mouth, tannins are elegant and silky. Due to the combination of the sandy subsoil and the Grenache, the wine is showing finesse and elegance.
To enjoy now or can be kept 5-8 years. Serve at 16°-18°C
It will be appreciated with roasted meat, stew, game and will be perfect with cheese.