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Product Description

  • Châteauneuf du pape
  • A classic blend of southern Rhône grapes including Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault and Mourvèdre. Rich, ripe and velvet smooth with powerful black fruit flavours wrapped in spice and pepper. Absolutely demands food, preferably roast beef or lamb.

Information

Allergy Information

  • Contains: Contains sulphites.
  • Contains sulphites.Contains sulphites

Tasting Notes

  • A result of carefully blended local grapes from the southern Rhone Valley, this rich wine reveals complex layers of forest fruit, black cherries, spice and a peppery finish.

Region of Origin

Rhône

Wine Colour

Red

Alcohol Units

10.9

ABV

14.5% vol

Current Vintage

2016

Producer

Maison Bouachon

Type of Closure

Natural Cork

Wine Maker

Charlotte Fabre

Country

France

Alcohol Type

Wine

Taste Category

Spicy & full bodied

Grape Variety

Grenache, Shiraz/Syrah, Mourvèdre, Cinsault

Vinification Details

  • This Châteauneuf is selected on high alluvial shingle terraces. Harvest by hand-picking. For fermentation, each grape variety is vinified separately at 26-28° during 3 to 4 weeks in stainless steel tank. Pumping-over and punching of the cap twice a day. Devatting when the wine is at its optimum level. For maturation, 2% is aged in French oak barrels during 8 months and 98% is aged in tanks for 8/10 months before the blending.

History

  • Special relationships have been built up with winegrowing partners over the years, a close association based on respect for the authenticity of the terroir and the quest for excellence. We produce consistently high quality wines, which make them perfect for the Tesco Finest Wines. Our Winemaker, Ms Charlotte Fabre has worked in this firm for more than fifteen years now. She creates and designs wines and follows with the different winegrowing partners of the Rhône Valley.

Regional Information

  • Over a hundred years of tradition and experience in the heart of the Rhône Valley at Châteauneuf du Pape have given Maison Bouachon an intimate knowledge of the local terroirs and considerable expertise in blending their grape varieties.

Storage Type

Ambient

Storage Instructions

  • This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to < >

Alcohol Unit Other Text

Wine Effervescence

Produce of

France

Number of uses

6

Name and address

  • Tesco Stores Ltd.,
  • Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,
  • U.K.

Net Contents

75 cl e

Nutrition

Typical Values100ml containsone glass ( 125ml) contains
Energy326.30kJ (78.70kcal)407.88kJ (98.37kcal)
Fat.00.00g
Carbohydrate.00.00g
Sugars.00.00g
Protein.00.00g
Salt.00.00g
*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--

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