The history of the Châteauneuf-du-pape appellation
The history of the appellation
la vigne à travers les âges
LA CONQUÊTE DE L’APPELLATION
Précision sur le cahier des charges
The terroirs of Chateauneuf du Pape
terroirs de galets roulés
Video des terroirs
The 13 grape varieties :
It brings fruit to the wine, and is the king of the appellation and the Southern Rhône Valley.
It adds spice and silkiness to the wine. It is the king of the Northern Rhône Valley.
It adds power to the wine. It is part of the famous GSM Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre.
It brings fruit and a floral touch. It is used in a large number of assemblies.
This variety brings freshness to wine, and increases its alcohol content.
It’s a very floral grape variety, with a buttery mouthfeel and a hint of caramel on the finish.
This variety offers powerful tannins and rusticity. It is used for assembly.
This variety brings exotic fruits. It’s used for its aromas in blending, so it’s not easy to detect in a blind tasting!
This variety adds smoothness to white wines.
This variety brings fruit, finesse and a little spice.
Adds acidity and minerality to white wines
It adds sweetness to white wine
It brings freshness and floral notes