Red Wine, Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the largest AOC in the Southern Rhone and the oldest AOC in France is an historic village between Orange and Avignon in the southern Rhone Valley. It is renowned for producing gloriously rich red wines, reminiscent of the heat and herbs of the south.

Vineyards are typified by the large round 'galet' stones which assist in reflecting sun onto the untrained bush vines. The climate in CNDP is the driest of all Rhone appellations, a Mediterranean climate in which the dryness is accentuated by the wineries not being permitted (in all but extreme conditions) to irrigate their vines.

The wines have a depth of complexity which comes from blending several of the 14 permitted grape varieties. The varieties are: Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah, Cinsault, Vaccarese, Counoise, Teret Noir, Muscadin, Picpoul Noir, Clairette, Grenache Blanc, Rousanne, Picpoul Gris and Picardin. With red Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Grenache is generally the dominant varietal with Syrah and Mourvèdre in support. The white wines in the region are made from Grenache Blanc, Clairette, Roussanne, Bourboulenc and Picardin and represent barely a tenth of total production.
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  1. ALAIN JAUME CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE LE MIOCENE 2017
    70% Grenache noir, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre. An intense dark-ruby colour. The nose develop aromas of ripe black fruit (such as blackberry), cherry and spice box. The palate reveals the presence of tannins, in high quantity and elegant. The finish is long ... Learn More
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    United Cellars Tasting Panel
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  2. ALAIN JAUME CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE LE MIOCENE 2018
    70% Grenache noir, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre. An intense dark-ruby colour. The nose develop aromas of ripe black fruit (such as blackberry), cherry and spice box. The palate reveals the presence of tannins, in high quantity and elegant. The finish is long ... Learn More
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    Joe Czerwinski
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  3. DOMAINE DU VIEUX TELEGRAPHE TELEGRAMME CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE 2015
    Located in the southeastern part of Chateauneuf du Pape and located mainly on the prime La Crau plateau, this classic and traditional estate has been run by the Brunier family for generations. ... Learn More
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  4. LA NERTHE CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE 2015
    Château La Nerthe is in contention for being one of the oldest estates in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The estate was first purchased by the Tulle de Villefranche family in 1560. The historic Château was built in 1736. Château La Nerthe ... Learn More
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  5. CHATEAU MONT REDON CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE 2017
    ‘The largest estate at Châteauneuf-du-Pape, and historically the best known abroad, is the Château Mont-Redon, which has a 95 hectare vineyard. It is one of the showpieces of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, with healthy, carefully tended vineyards and a spotless efficiency ... Learn More
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    Vinous
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  6. LA NERTHE CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE 2016
    “Unmissable . This is one of the best vintages of the past few decades. Do not miss it" Decanter Magazine Château La Nerthe is in contention for being one of the oldest estates in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The estate was first ... Learn More
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    Jeb Dunnuck
  7. DOMAINE DE LA JANASSE CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE 2016
    This wonderful estate is run by brother-sister team of Christophe and Isabelle Sabon, though their father (who celebrates his 50th vintage with this 2016 harvest) lends his ample experience. "As autumn is drawing to a close and the wine presses have ... Learn More
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  8. MARCOUX CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE ROUGE 2017
    85% Grenache, 10% Mourvedre, with the balance split between Syrah and Cinsault sourced from 13 biodynamically farmed parcels providing wonderful reflection of Chateauneuf as an appellation. It’s a ripe and powerful wine although it still retains terrific balance and cohesion. There’s ... Learn More
  9. DOMAINE DU VIEUX DONJON CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE 2017
    A blend of 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah and the balance Mourvèdre and Cinsault. The nose is a true expression of place. Complex aromas of blackberry, raspberry, leather and pepper with notes of dried herbs and florals. A wine of incredible power ... Learn More
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    Jeb Dunnuck
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  10. HEREDITA CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE 2016
    Hérédita is a cuvée born from the collaboration between Philippe Cambie, the Grenache master, specialist of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cru, named Winemaker of the Year 2010 by Robert Parker. This exceptionnal Cuvée made from century-old Grenache vines ... Learn More
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    Jeb Dunnuck
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  11. DOMAINE DE LA VIEILLE JULIENNE CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE LES TROIS SOURCES 2016
    Jean-Paul Daumen took over from his father in 1992 and has since become one of the most revered, inventive and respected producers in France. He is a thoughtful, intelligent and deeply caring vigneron, managing the beautiful estate of Domaine de la ... Learn More
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    Jeb Dunnuck
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    Gary Walsh
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    Vinous
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  12. DOMAINE P. USSEGLIO CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE 'CUVEE DE MON AIEUL' 2015
    Classic CNDP: 100% Grenache, 0% new oak. Copious kirsch, licorice, toasted spice and crushed flowers on the nose. A seamless, full-bodied profile. Elegant, remarkably fresh and with fine tannin. '2015 is a truly sensational vintage.' - Jeb Dunnuck, The Wine Advocate ... Learn More
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    Jeb Dunnuck
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  13. DOMAINE DU VIEUX TELEGRAPHE CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE LA CRAU 2015
    60% Grenache, 20% Mourvedre, 15% Syrah and 5% other varities - From the fine La Crau vineyard in the Bédarrides commune from vines averaging 60 years old. ... Learn More
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    James Suckling
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  14. CHAPOUTIER CHATEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE 'CROIX DE BOIS' 2017
    The wines from this land have strong structure and colour. Very ripe red fruit, plum and some spicy scents. Full flavours of deep red fruit, which make a distinctive statement of dense Grenache intensity with warm furry, but fine tannins. ... Learn More
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    Richard Hemming
  15. DOM VIEUX TELEGRAPHE CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE 'LA CRAU' 2017
    While the greatness of 2016 goes unquestioned here, Owner and winemaker Daniel Brunier called 2017, "At minimum, a very, very good vintage. We were surprised it's so fresh and balanced." Yields were down by about 50% from the previous year. The emphasis here ... Learn More
  16. DOMAINE DE LA JANASSE CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE 'VIEILLES VIGNES 2017
    This wonderful estate is run by brother-sister team of Christophe and Isabelle Sabon, though their father (who celebrates his 50th vintage with this 2016 harvest) lends his ample experience. 65% Grenache, 20% Mourvèdre, 10% Syrah, 5% a blend of others native to the Rhone. ... Learn More
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    The Wine Advocate
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    Wine Spectator
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  17. ONLINE TASTING PACK - FRENCH WINE NORTH, SOUTH, EAST AND WEST, 4 WEEK COURSE

    **THIS ONLINE TASTING IS OVER**

    This pack contains a bottle of 12 different wines to be opened during a series of 4 online tastings held throughout late August and early September 2020.

    Across 4 weeks we will ... Learn More

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    Mark Faber
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    Antonio Galloni
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    Campbell Mattinson
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