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Château de la Gardine, Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvée des Générations Gaston-Philippe
Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvée des Générations Gaston-Philippe

 

Tasting Notes: The color is very dense, of a splendid deep purple ink. The wine expresses some roasted notes on the nose. On the palate, cassis and blackberry jam dominate. The finish is very long with some very well integrated tannins.

Location Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
Town: Châteauneuf du Pape, France.
Soil Alpine Diluvian large round stones, Urgonian limestones, sand and clay.
Estate Château de la Gardine Vine Training: Guyot.
Yield: 1.4 bottles per plant average.
Winemaker The Brunel Family. Vinification Hand harvested, selected on the sorting table, destalked, lightly crushed, cooled, blended, pumped in large steel tanks, barreled for malolactic fermentation.
Varietals 33% Grenache,
33% Mourvèdre,
33% Syrah.
Barrel Oak.
Residual Sugar info coming soon. Maturation 14-18 months in the barrel.
Acidity 2 grams per liter. Vintage Production info coming soon.
Alcohol 13.5% by volume. Foot Fairing Steak Diane, Christmas Goose with chestnut stuffing, and Provencal Beef stew.
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