Chateau de Beaucastel
Chateauneuf du Pape 2003

France , southern rhone

Red Wine | CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE | VILLAGE
Each variety is harvested separately and manually. Vinification takes place in oak fermenters for the reductive varieties (Mourvèdre, Syrah) and in traditional enamelled concrete tanks for the Oxydative grapes (all the others). Once the malolactic fermentation is finished, the Famille Perrin blends the different varieties. The blend is then aged in oak Foudres for a year before being bottled.
Wine Ratings : RP 92+ Points

Available in :
750ml
Add to Cart

All vintages of this wine volume

Details


Grape Variety
30% Grenache noir, 10% Shiraz / Syrah, 30% Mourvedre, 5% Cinsault, 10% Counoise, 15% Others

Harvest
Hand Harvested

Packaging
6 bottle per wooden case

Closure
DIAM Cork

Foil Type
Aluminium

Alcohol
14 %

Tasting Notes


Robert Parker's Wine Advocate , - Nov 2009

Medium garnet colour going a little brick in the rim. Kirsch, gingerbread, leather, raisins and tobacco aromas with some hung meat and game notes. The palate is very ripe, concentrated and full bodied with a medium level of acidity and a low to medium level of silky tannins. Long finish.