Fines Roches red

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APPELLATION
Châteauneuf-de-Pape
SURFACE
45 ha (120acres)
AVERAGE AGE OF VINEYARD
60 years old
PRODUCTION
around 150.000 bottles (12.000 cases)
SOIL
Pebbles on the surface, storing up the heat in the daytime and releasing it in the night-time, thus enabling the grapes to attain a high degree of maturity. Red-clay subsoil.
ASPECT
South / South-East
GRAPE VARIETIES
• 70% Grenache Noir • 15% Syrah • 8% Mourvèdre • 4% Cinsault • 1% Muscardin/Counoise • 1% Vaccarèse
VINIFICATION/AGING
• Traditional vinification in stainless steel tanks. • An average 21/28 day vatting time. • Around 12 months aging in oak “foudre” (60 hl barrels) for a part of the final blending.
CHARACTER
Deep ruby colour. Prevailing aromas: spice and red berries. A beautiful balance and richness are the main characters of this wine. Potential of aging: 10 to 15 years ans.
ACCOMPANIMENT
This wine is a perfect match with meats in a wine sauce, in particular game. For example: wild hare or wild boar stew, typical Provençal meal.