CHATEAUNEUF DE PAPE 2008
The winegrower: Philippe Granger
Annual production: 5 000 bottles
Alc. : 14.5% vol
Available in: 75cl ; 150CL ; 300CL
Grape Variety(ies): 90% vieilles Grenache, 5%Cinsault, 5% Syrah
Type of soil : Flinted round bebbles, slohy
Yield: 30 hl/ha
Age of the vine: 75 years
Harvest : Manual and selection of grape
After being scratched in a different percentage each year, the harvest goes into concrete tanks where there is a winemaking Malo‐lactic fermentation with temperature monitoring, daily pumping and unloading.
Maturing: 24 months in a barrels and tanks with a maturing on lies
Aging potential: 15+ years
This wine has a nice garnet dress fairly steady. Nose quite blossomed with fruity accents, mingled tone of cocoa and chocolate. Elegant mouth with finesse. Great balance.
Best with: Meat fried with mushrooms, duck confit, cheese. To be served at: 16 or 18° C .
• Stéphen Tanzer Wines international cellar: 93+/100
• 17/20: Jancis Robinson
• 89/100: Robert Parker
• Médaille d OR: Gilbert et Gaillard 2013 ( Gold Medal ): 89/100
• Vignerons Indépendants: Médaille d’Or ( Gold medal)