Chateauneuf du Pape 2006 Chateau de Beaucastel 750ml

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Grapes: 30% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre, 10% Counoise, 10% Syrah, 5% Cinsault, 15% (others). Region: France> Rhone Valley> Southern Rhone> Chateauneuf du Pape. Notes: Library Reserve (Released from winery in 2020), Organic farming, Old vines, Aged

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lauber-beaucastelChat dPape06
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Description: You don't do a Library release unless the harvest and final product is special. The 2006 was a special year for Beaucastel, so this is in limited quantity. Chateau de Beaucastel, owed by the Famille Perrin, has long been regarded as one of France’s greatest vineyard for aging potential. With all thirteen varieties of the appellation organically grown since the 1960’s. The first evidence of Chateau de Beaucastel as it exists today was from 1549. Pierre de Beaucastel bought a plot of land at Coudoulet. They built a farm house was with the coat of arms sculpted on a stone wall. In 1909 Pierre Tramier leads the wine estate and then transfers it to his son-in-law Pierre Perrin, Then Jacques Perrin continue his fathers effort until 1978 before passing the knowledge and vineyards to the next generation of the Perrin family. Their main strength is absolute respect for land and terroir, biodynamic culture as a philosophy of life, balance, and elegance. Suggestion: Decant in glass only, keep cork in bottle after opening to prevent too much oxidation.

Food pairings: Aged or mild cheese (Cheddar, Dry jack, Fontina, Swiss), duck (and confit), game birds, beef, lamb, mushrooms, strip steak, foie gras, pasta w/ truffles, short ribs, etc.

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