Color - Dark purple
Bouquet - Lovely scents of ripe red fruit, licorice and sweet spice
Taste - A powerful and full-bodied wine with rich notes of blueberry, wild herbs and lots of spice.
The palate is mature and rich with velvety tannins, ending with a long finish.
Rhone Valley, France
This wine has its origins in one of the best terroirs consisting of river pebbles in Chateauneuf du Pape. All work in the vineyards is done manually and without the use of pesticides or irrigation, respecting the local environment.
|Wine maker notes
|The wine undergoes 4 days of pre-soaking followed by 7 days of fermentation in steel vats at a controlled temperature of 82.4ºF. There is then a 3 week period of maceration at 86ºF. The juice is free run, and spends 18 months in one-, two- and three-year-old oak barrels. The wine is not filtered but is fined.
|45% Syrah, 35% Grenache, 20% Mourvedre
|Pairs exceptionally well with game, hearty stews, steaks and Italian dishes.