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Château de la Gardine, Châteauneuf du Pape “Cuvée Tradition” Rouge
Châteauneuf du Pape “Cuvée Tradition” Rouge

 

Tasting Notes: The wine reveals some classic notes of sweet black raspberry and violets, on a very elegant structure and good acidity, promising an excellent aging potential.

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 65% Grenache,
15% Mourvèdre,
15% Syrah,
5% Muscardin.
Barrel Oak.
Residual Sugar 1 gram per liter. Maturation 9-14 months in the barrel and in vats.
Acidity 2 grams per liter. Vintage Production 100,000 bottles.
Alcohol 14% by volume. Foot Fairing T-Bone & Porterhouse Steak, Five-Spice Christmas Goose, and aged Comteè cheese.
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