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Colour: Red
Producer: Domaine Saint Prefert
Region: Rhône
Appellation: Châteauneuf du Pape
Grape Variety: Grenache/Syrah

Châteauneuf du Pape, Reserve August Favier, 2015

1 case
Equiv. £65.83 per bottle

Tasting Note:

A blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Cinsault from fifty year old vines from which Isabel Ferrando makes less than 2000 cases a year. The vines are in the estate’s original and historic Quartier des Serres sector. Half of the wine is aged in concrete tank and half in large used oak hogsheads, for 18 months. Intense flavours, a wine of structure verve and energy. Bags of personality, hedgerow fruits, stone, herbs and garrigue, brambly mineral-licked fruit with touches of plum liqueur.

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France’s wine growing “Rhone Valley” in reality covers two very distinct wine growing regions, separated by a vine-free gap of approximately 30 miles. Whilst the A.O.C. Cotes de Rhone can in theory come from both the North and the South, in practice the two zones produce remarkably distinct wines. ...