B-RD01-982

M. CHAPOUTIER Châteauneuf du Pape “Barbe Rac" Grenache (organic)

Colour : intense garnet. Nose : herbacy, spices (liquorice), chocolate, fruits (strawberry). Mouth : ample, fleshy, hot and round. Outstanding density with an impressive length. According to the vintage, the wine can be kept from 30 to 60 years, indeed from 50 to 75 years.

  • VINTAGE: 2012

    GRAPE: Grenache

    ORIGIN: France - Rhone Valley

    TASTE PROFILE: Opulent Red - Round & Fleshy

    DELICIOUS WITH: Beef, Lamb, Pork, Poultry

    SERVING TEMPERATURE:16 to 18°

    IDEAL FOR: Dinner, Barbecue, Lunch

    SIZE: 0.75

    EXPERT RATINGS: 95 -RP

    THE STORY: Grape variety Grenache Soil Quaternary terrace with a surface of shingles coming from the former bed of the Rhône. The parcel producing this single vineyard has a complex and various geological composition. Vines are 90 years old. Harvest The grapes are carefully selected during the harvest. This sorting is compulsory and allows the selection of the best bunches of grapes. Winemaking Grenache, being sensitive to oxidation, vinifications are made in concrete tanks. Fermenting lasts about 3 weeks (which allows a polymerization of tannins)with a temperature which varies between 30 and 33°C. Only the free-run wine is used in this single vineyard. Maturing In vats for around 16 months.

  •    ROBUST RED

    Powerful & Bold
    Reds that love to show off their strength!
    Examples:
    Left bank Bordeaux - Pauillac,Margaux (FR), Chateauneuf du Pape (FR), Barolo (IT), Ribera del Duero (ES), Mendoza Malbec (AR)...

       OPULENT RED

    Round & Fleshy
    Reds where you can feel the sun!
    Examples:
    Languedoc (FR), Rhone Valley (FR), Chateauneuf du Pape (FR), Barolo (IT), Ribera del Duera (ES), Mendoza Malbec (AR)..


       LAID-BACK RED

    Light & Fruity
    Reds that are versatile and simple to enjoy!
    Examples:
    Loire Valley (FR), Beaujolais (FR), Cotes De Bordeaux (FR), Chianti (IT)...

       SILKY RED

    Elegant & Supple 
    Reds that achieved a perfect balance!
    Examples:
    Burgundy (FR), Marlborough (NZ), Yarra Valley (OZ)...


       CRISP WHITE

    Fresh & Balanced
    Whites for a delicate and refreshing moment!
    Examples:
    Sancerre (FR), Pouilly-Fume (FR), Bordeaux Superieur (FR),Marlborough (NZ)...

       RICH WHITE

    Creamy & Round
    Imposing whites that take risks!
    Examples:
    Burgundy (FR), Pessac Leognan (FR), Condrieu, St Joseph (FR), Napa Valley (US)...


       FRESH ROSE

    Light & Fruity 
    Rosés that play it cool!
    Examples:
    Provence (FR), Languedoc (FR), Pyrenees Victoria (OZ)... 

       SWEET

    Rich & Seductive 
    The best things in life are sweet!
    Examples:
    Muscat (FR), Sauternes (FR), Banyuls (FR), Moscato (OZ)... 


       SPARKLING

    Light &  Refreshing  
    Bubbles with real class!
    Examples:
    Champagne Blanc de Blanc (FR), Vintage Champagne (FR), Cremant (FR), Prosecco (IT)…

     


     

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