CHATEAU DES FINES ROCHES RED
Châteauneuf du Pape
45 ha (120 ac.)
AVERAGE AGE OF THE VINEYARD
40 years old
200 000 bottles (20 000 cases)
Pebbles on the surface, storing up the heat in the daytime and releasing it in the night-time, thus enabling the grapes to attain a high degree of maturity. Sandy-red-clay subsoil.
South / South-east
Grenache: 70%; Syrah: 15%; Mourvèdre: 8%; Cinsault: 5%; Muscardin/Counoise: 2%;
VINIFICATION / AGING
• Traditional vinification in stainless steel tanks • An average 21 day vatting time • Around 12 month aging in oak for a part of the final blending.
Deep ruby colour. Prevailing aromas : spice and red berries. A beautiful balance and richness are the main characters of this wine.
This wine is a perfect match with meats in a wine sauce, in particular game. For example : wild hare or wild boar stew, typical Proveçal meal.