Region: France, Rhone Valley-Southern Rhone, Chateaunuef du Pape.
Grapes: Rhone Verietals.
Notes: Partial oak fermentation, then aged in Oak Foudres for 1 year before release.
Description: The 2016 showed best due to excellent weather conditions. A balanced wine with great finesse and intense fruit notes allowed this harvest to flourish.
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 appallation organically grown since the 60’s.
The tannins are delicate but persistant surounded by an array of dark red fruits, currents and spices with figs, thyme and lavender.
Decante if possible.