CHATEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE : WINE OF EXCELLENCE IN AVIGNON SINCE THE POPES SPIRIT

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CHATEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE 

 

An Appellation that is producing some of the best wines on earth in the 21st century. 

An Appellation that is the first to show through its name how much wine is a tribute from eclesiastic people to their religion in the 17th Century. While first vineyards here as early as XIInd century. 

 

 

Here you are in Châteauneuf-du-Pape!  Where the best part of the wine production was formerly the privilege of the papauté. Until the ecclesiastic people were leaving for Le Vatican. 

Ecclesiastic producers wished on that time to offer the best of the growth to the papauté for the relief of people. 

  

Now Châteauneuf-du-Pape has its lettres de noblesse for all its production so high is the quality. 

Deus Ex Machina 

Clos de l'Oratoire 

  

Would you drink some of the domaines we set as the most fantastic you will be part of this adventure. 

Part of the specificity of the area is the number of Cepages : 13 in the Appellation. While in Burgundy you only have one exclusive cepage [Pinot Noir], in Bordeaux up the most three cepages [Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon], in Champagne three cepages [Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay]. 

Here in the vineyards you will cross : 

Le grenache black, grey and white. 

La syrah 

Le mourvèdre 

Le cinsault 

La clairette white and pink 

Le vaccarèse [tardif] 

Le bourboulène 

La roussanne 

La counoise [tardif peu maturité vendange avant] 

Le muscardin 

Le picpoul [blanc, gris, noir] 

Le picardan 

Le terret noir 

  

The caracteristics of Châteauneuf-du-Pâpe ? Arômes of red fruits, the strong structure, complexity, leather flavors. 

  

Production area : 3200ha. 

Plaine du Comtat 

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