CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE CONTROLLED APPELLATIONWe use for its creation the production of young vines of less 30 years old, as well as older plots not located on the Crau and Piedlong plateaus.AREA: 30 hectares.GRAPES: grenache 80%, syrah 10%, mourvèdre 6% and cinsault 4%.AGE OF THE VINES: 40 years on average.VINIFICATION: harvested manually with a double sorting of the harvest in the vineyard, followed by a third sorting in the cellar. Systematic destemming, traditional fermentation in tanks of 25-30 days. Controlled temperatures. Pressing in a pneumatic press, fermentation systematic malolactic.AGING: 15 to 16 months in French oak casks of 30 to 60 hectoliters.Bottling without fining or filtration. Marketed at 18 months.PERSONALITY AND AGING: a Châteauneuf-du-Pape largely dominated by Grenache which gives it flexibility and a very particular roundness. To be enjoyed in its youth.TASTING TEMPERATURE: 17 ° C. See the details of this wine
CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE CONTROLLED APPELLATIONGEOGRAPHIC SITUATION: stony plateau of Crau (south-east of the appellation. Intersection of the villages of Bédarrides, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Courthézon).AREA: 50 hectares.SOIL AND SUB-SOIL: Miocene molasses (1 to 1.5 m deep) resting on a thick layer of clay very loaded with pebbles, and covered by the alpine diluvium mantle, commonly called “rolled pebbles”.GRAPES: grenache noir 65%, mourvèdre 15%, syrah 15%, cinsault, clairette and various 5%.AGE OF THE VINES: 70 years on average.VINIFICATION: manual harvest with double sorting in the vineyard, followed a third sorting in the cellar, light crushing and selective destemming, fermentation traditional 30 to 40 days in stainless steel and wooden vats under temperature controlled. Pressing in a pneumatic press, malolactic fermentation systematic.AGING: 20/22 months in French oak casks of 60 hectoliters.Bottling without fining or filtration. Marketed at 2 years.PERSONALITY AND AGING: a very beautiful and elegant Châteauneuf-du-Pape red. The good years grow old 25 years and more.TASTING TEMPERATURE: 17 ° C. See the details of this wine
Dress : The dress is pale pink and shiny. Nose : The nose is lively, with notes of peach and strawberry. Mouth : The mouth is subtle, ending in a nice roundness. There are beautiful notes of Provencal fruit salad. Food and wine pairing : Appetizers, Grilled red mullet, fruit salad.
Faugères is an authentic and mineral wine to treat yourself every day. It goes with most dishes.