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Southern Rhône

Châteauneuf-du-Pape White

A precise and generous wine with notes of white flowers and fruits. It is unctuous on the palate with a lovely freshness.

Soil type

Rocky alluvial Rhone soils (galets) and red clay.

Grape variety

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

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.

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Vintages 2018

Consumption

A boire

Serving temperature

10°C - 12°C (50°F - 54°F).

Ageing potential

3 to 5 years.

Food and wine matching

Varied starters, fish in salt crust, grilled, in tartare or sashimi and fresh or matured goat cheeses.

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of the domain

Producing

exceptional wines