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Château de la Gardine, Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvée des Générations Marie-Léoncie
Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvée des Générations Marie-Léoncie

 

Tasting Notes: The color is very dense, almost gold. On the nose, notes of mango and poached pear. On the palate, vanilla custard, brioche and salty minerality as well as a beautifully rich texture.

Location Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
Town: Châteauneuf du Pape, France.
Soil Mostly urgonian limestone.
Estate Château de la Gardine Vine Training: Guyot.
Age of Vines: Over 60 years.
Winemaker The Brunel Family. Vinification Early hand harvest. Pneumatic press. Fermentation in oak barrels. Regular stirring and racking. Slightly filtered.
Varietals 85% Roussanne,
10% Clairette,
5% Bouboulenc.
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 14% by volume. Foot Fairing Boiled lobster, Saffron Monkfish, Pears stuffed with walnuts and Roquefort cheese.
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