CHATEAUNEUF DE PAPE 2009
The winegrower: Philippe Granger
Annual production: 5 000 bottles
Alc. : 14.5% vol
Available in: 75cl ; 150CL ; 300CL
Grape Variety(ies): 93% Vieilles Grenache + 7% 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
Deeply‐coloured. Refined nose of toasted oak backed by liquorice, candied fruits and mild spices. Soft, velvety palate with marvellously restrained power and a broad‐ranging aromatic spectrum supporting the whole. A racy, noble Châteauneuf.
Best with: Meat fried with mushrooms, duck confit, cheese. To be served at: 16 or 18° C.
• 90/100 Gilbert & Gaillard 2015
“Great 2009 which suggesting the quality of a beautiful grenache. This Chateauneuf du Pape can be enjoyed now or keeping on cellar during few years. Very