barton & guestier

B&G Châteauneuf-du-pape 
"Les Roches Noires"

Location

France

Region

AOC Ch√Ęteauneuf-du-Pape

GRAPE VARIETIES

Genache, Mourvedre, Cinsault, Syrah

 

WINEMAKING

De-stalked grapes alcoholic fermentation at high temperature (30 to 35c) with daily rack and return aging on lees for 9 months with controlled oxidation.
 

TASTING NOTE

Dark red colour with purple highlights. Rich diversity of black fruit mixed with spicy notes (black pepper). Explosive fruit on the palate followed by strong and a well-balanced finish. Long aftertaste.

PAIRING

Stews, game, strong cheeses. Best served between 16C and 18C.

 

KEY FACTS

  • The name les roches noires refers to the syrah, one of the dominating grapes of our chateauneuf-du-pape which expresses its character on this rocky soil and gives a deep purple color to our wine.
  • Long-term partnership with 4 locally family owned properties.
  • Vegan friendly & sustainable farming: certification in process.

 

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