||15% Syrah, 70% Grenache, 10% Mourvedre, 5% Cinsault
||Châteauneuf-du-Pape is located in the southern Rhone Valley. It is produced in the communes of Châteauneufdu- Pape, Orange, Bédarrides, Courthézon and Sorgues in Vaucluse
||The shallow and very stony soil is mainly composed of large pebbles of quartz in the red sandy clay.
||Traditional vinification. Maceration in temperaturecontrolled tanks for a fortnight. Fermentation during which pigeages and pumping over are performed. Each grape variety is vinified separately and then assembled before ageing.
||On fine lees in oak barrels for 15 months.
||Tasty meat such as roast lamb, prime rib eye steak, duck breast or game. Spicy recipes. Cheeses with strong flavours such Livarot, Munster, Maroilles, Epoisses, Langres, Ami du Chambertin, Soumaintrain.
||Price Domaine de Panisse Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge Confidence Vigneronne 2017 € 32.11