Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2013

SKU/Code: 
DB7840-13
Product Line: 
Red
Varietal: 
Grenache
Country: 
France
Region: 
Rhône
Farming Type: 
Sustainable
Chante Cigale

Also available in 12/375ml.

65% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre, 5% Cinsault. No herbicides are used in the vineyards.

90% of the fruit is destemmed; 30% of the blend is aged in used oak barrels.

91 points
"Deep red. Fresh, mineral-tinged red and dark berry scents are given depth by suggestions of licorice and cola. Sappy raspberry and boysenberry flavors show very good depth and pick up a suave lavender pastille nuance on the back half. Concentrated yet lively, delivering strong thrust and smooth, even tannins that build steadily through a long, floral-dominated finish."
Josh Raynolds,
Vinousmedia.com
, April 2016
90 points
"Solidly ripe, with an ample core of raspberry, plum and blackberry puree notes, pushed by a lively licorice edge. Lots of fruitcake and sweet spice accents coat the finish, showing good energy for balance. Best from 2017 through 2028. 5,000 cases made."
James Molesworth,
Wine Spectator
, Nov. 2016