Domaine Chante Cigale

Domaine Chante Cigale is now one of the most important family estates in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. It is now run by Alexandre Favier, who continues the tradition of the family winemakers.

The Domaine’s vineyards cover more than 40 hectares in the Châteauneuf du Pape appellation, spread over 45 parcels scattered throughout this exceptional terroir: the diversity of soils and grape varieties enables us to produce unique wines. The spirit of the estate is assured by Alexandre Favier and his team, who are responsible for every stage in the production of the estate’s wines.

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Chante Cigale Châteauneuf du Pape Rouge

Grape varieties: Grenache 65% Syrah 20% Mourvèdre 10% Cinsault 5%

Age of vines: between 50 and 90 years old

Terroir: Rounded pebbles, sandy, sandy-stony.

Destemming: 80% of the bunches are destemmed.

Yield: 30 hl per hectare

Ageing: 70% in vats, 30% in Burgundy barrels and foudres

Press awards: Wine rated 94/100 in 2017 by Jeb Dunnuck

Chante Cigale "Cuvée PI"

Grape varieties: 100% Grenache

Age of vines: Centenarians

Terroir: Sandy

Destemming: The bunches are destemmed.

Yield: 25 hl per hectare

Aging: Lightning, French oak

Press awards: Rated 95/100 in 2019 by Jeb Dunnuck

Chante Cigale "Cuvée Extrait Rouge"

Grape varieties: Mourvèdre 80% Grenache 20%.

Age of vines: Centenarians

Terroir: Rounded pebbles

Destemming: the bunches are destemmed

Yield: 35 hl per hectare

Breeding: half-muid

Press awards: Rated 96+/100 in 2017 by Jeb Dunnuck

Chante Cigale White Extract

Grape variety : Roussanne 70% Grenache Blanc 30%

Age of vines: between 20 and 50 years old

Terroir : Clay-limestone and rounded pebbles

Destemming: The bunches are not destemmed.

Yield: 35 hl per hectare

Aging: 9 months on fine lees

Press awards: Rated 93/100 in 2019 and 2020 by Jeb Dunnuck