“Orange peel and pith on the nose, with a furriness on the palate that suggests some skin contact. Interesting and gastronomic in style. Finishes with a bitter twist, which fits the textural style. Quite different from other Chateauneuf, with less flab and more muscle.” Jancis Robinson.
WINEMAKER Chastan Family
GRAPE VARIETIES 40% Grenache, 30% Clairette, 30% Roussanne
TERROIR Sandstones resting on a thick layer of clay full of “rolled pebbles”
WINEMAKING Pressing in a pneumatic press, a 15-day maceration, and fermentation in stainless steel tanks with a refrigerated belt.
ALCOHOL CONTENT 13.5%