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Domaine Chante Cigale - Chateauneuf-du Pape
Red,Chateauneuf-du Pape
Grenache 100%
history
Domaine Chante Cigale, located within the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, has been owned and operated by the Sabon Favier family for several generations. It covers 50 hectares of vineyards classified in the Châteauneuf-du- Pape appellation. More ten years ago, Christian Favier, the father, released the reins to his son,  Alexandre, who has soon become well-known in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. His wines has been lauded by famous journalist like Jancis Robinson , R parker or Steve Danzen...
Vineyard
Terroir : Sand ( lieu-dit : Pignan) Vines : 40 years old.
Winemaking
Infusion for 18/21 days, with pumping over and smooth crushing. Aging: 12 months in « Foudre », French oak
Tasting notes
Intense nose of red fruit, crushed strawberries, with some floral touches, the first mouth is juicy and delicate. The very fine tannins are lengthening the salty and fresh finish.
Food pairing
Aging potential
15 years
Grape varieties
Grenache 100%
Press
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
201992 Wine Spectator
92
2019
Fresh and racy-edged, with black cherry, damson plum and raspberry coulis notes racing through, lined with bright acidity and a floral edge before ending with a subtle chalky minerality that gives this balance. Grenache.
Wine Spectator
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
+33 (0)4.66.23.44.22
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