CHÂTEAU BEAUCHÊNE

CHÂTEAU BEAUCHÊNE

Route de Beauchêne
84420 PIOLENC
+33 (0)4 90 51 75 87
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CHÂTEAU BEAUCHÊNE, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge Hommage à Odette Bernard 2012

CHÂTEAU BEAUCHÊNE, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red Hommage à Odette Bernard 2012

Grape varieties:                                                                

80% Grenache

15% Syrah

5% Mourvèdre

Age of the vines:                                                                          

ery old vines, over 100 years old.

Geographic situation and type of soil:

Between the villages of Orange and Chateauneuf du Pape, on alluvial terraces composed of rounded pebbles mixed with sandy red clay.

Methods of Vinification:       

Partial de-stemming of the grapes, maceration for a period of 20 days minimum.

After fermentation a selection is made of the best tanks.

The wine is then aged in French oak barrels between 18 to 24 months.

Tasting:                                                                                       

Served at 16 to 18°C

Appearance: Deep garnet red in colour.

Nose: jammed raspberries and black berries, with hints of under wood and cedar tree.

Palate: Rich and complex, this powerful yet subtle wine has balanced tannins. Flavours of plum & red berries sustained by liquorice & cocoa notes. This wine will develop earthy notes and hints of truffles with ageing.

Peak: 15 to 20 years

Wine & Food:          

Main Course

Roasted lamb, duck breast with red berries sauce

Dessert

Strawberries

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