In XIVth century when popes moved in Avignon, they were used to spend their summer time in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, this explains the village name overhang there is ruins of popes’ castle. They promote (permit the development) of wine production and vineyards in the area, moreover under John XXII reign. Referring to this story this cuvee name is “La Tiare du Pape” meaning the crown’s pope. Châteauneuf-du-Pape is the jewel and the roots of Maison Bouachon, established more than a century ago in summer papal residence.
Colour: cardinal colour with violin tints.
Nose: The bouquet is fine and complex with notes of strawberry, morello and moka.
Mouth: The attack is frank, mixing beauty and ample with notes of blackberry and peppermint. This set quality with rich and subtle tannins give fullness to this elegant and complex wine.
Ageing: This is a keeping wine (Vin de garde) by excellence.
Recommended drinking Temperature: Maximum 16 degrees. Let the wine breath in the decanter one hour before drinking.