Chateauneuf du Pape, Domaine Chante Cigale

Chateauneuf du Pape, Domaine Chante Cigale 75cl

Chateauneuf du Pape, Domaine Chante Cigale

Vegan

France | 15.0% | 75cl

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Proper, traditional Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

This is a traditional Châteauneuf-du-Pape serious and brooding and benefits from a little time to breath and open up. The palate is complex with herby, tapenade flavours and ripe textured tannins balancing the significant 15% alcohol which is expertly managed and integrated.

The soils of the vineyard are made up of clay and chalk covered with a layer of the classic large peebles ('galets') found in this area, which naturally keep yields low. The vines are over 60 years old and situated near the plateau de Carbières (close to Château Montredon). Harvesting is by hand, with selective sorting of the grapes. The grapes undergo a traditional long 'cuvaison' at quite high temperature and with extended maceration on the skins, 21-24 days to extract plenty of colour, fruit and tannins. This is followed by ageing for between 14-18 months in 'foudres' (large oak barrels), 70% vats, 30% Burgundian pieces and casks.

Try with traditional roast lamb, lentil and vegetable moussaka and any rich hot-pot that heavily features aromatic 'herbes de Provence'.

Country France
Region Rhone
Grapes Cinsault, Grenache/Garnacha, Mourvedre, and Shiraz/Syrah
ABV 15.0%
Suitable for Vegans Yes
Organic No

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