Châteauneuf-du-Pape White

Soil type

Rocky alluvial Rhone soils (galets) and red clay.

Grape variety

45% Grenache blanc, 25% Roussanne, 15% Clairette, 10% Bourboulenc, 3% Piquepoul, 2% Picardan.

Average age of vines

About 50 years.

Winemaking

Traditional harvest, sorting, and vinification in temperature controlled tanks at around 18°C (64°F)

Ageing

8 months. One quarter in wood (barrel, demi-muids) of which 50% new.

Average yield

22 Hl / hectare

Tasting

Eye : Pale youthful gold, brilliant.
Nose : Expressive nose of white flowers and peach.
Palate : Unctuous mouth, balanced and enhanced by a beautiful freshness.
Overall : Rich, round and elegant wine.

Vintages 2017

Consumption

A boire

Serving temperature

10°C - 12°C (50°F - 54°F).

Ageing potential

3 to 5 years.

Food and wine matching

A variety of starters, fish baked in salt, grilled, prepared as crudo or sashimi, fresh or aged goat cheese.
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