Domaine de Fontavin - Chateauneuf-du-Pape Trilogies Rouge - 750ml
80 % Grenache noir - 15 % Syrah – 5% Mourvèdre.
red clay with large pebbles – sandstone – sandy terraces.
Age of vines :
40 to 80 years old. Area : 9,50 ha.
organic farming. Gobelet and Cordon de Royat (for the Syrah) pruning. Ploughing, natural grass cover every other row, leaf thinning, compost of sheep for soil life.
hand harvesting. Selective picking of grapes. De-stemming, indigenous yeasts. Maceration during 3 weeks / 1 month. Treading and pumping over. Matured 12 to 15 months in concrete tanks and barrels of 600 liters in french oak.
intense ruby color. Pleasing nose of red fruits, liquorice, spearmint notes. Crisp aroma of black fruits evolving to notes of truffle, scrubland. It’s a rich and complete wine, with refined tannins, supported by a long finish.
Wine and food pairing :
shoulder of lamb with herbs, tournedos Rossini, capon, beef bourguignon.
Aging capacity :
10 years and over.
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