Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Chateauneuf du Pape 1.

This is a very strong wine from the Rhone valley. It is the name of the AOC and the wine region, also.The prevailing grape is Grenache. Its spanish version is called Garnacha.The AOC allows 12 more varieties of grapes.
1.- Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Guigal, 2003. Please refer to Chateauneuf-du-Pape Guigal. Bief.
2.- Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Chateau Saint-Jean 2006.
3.- Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Vieilles Vignes Reserve, 1999.
4.- Chateauneuf-du-Pape,Tardiu Laurent, 2005.
5.- Chateau de Beaucastel, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, 2001. Well cellared, could be long term. Very dense and spicy. Moderate price.