Extrait Red
Domaine Chante Cigale - Chateauneuf du Pape
Red,Chateauneuf du Pape
Mourvedre 80 % - Grenache 20 %
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
The vineyard is situated on lieu dit "Calada". Rolled pebbles . Vines : 100 year-old .
Winemaking
Whole grape manual harvest with a soft crushing.Maceration for 3 weeks in a pyramidal vat. Ageing in half-french oak barrel.
Tasting notes
A deep red wine with notes of black fruits and very deep. A nose with a lot of complexity. A powerful, crusty and concentrated palate with dense and silky tannins.
Food pairing
It's a perfect with a roasted pigeon, lamb fillet, breast of duck and sheep cheese. Serve at 61-65 ° f.
Aging potential
15-20 years.
Grape varieties
Mourvedre 80 % - Grenache 20 %
Press
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
201895 Wine Spectator
Previous rating
201795 Wine Spectator
201794 Wine Enthusiast
201592 Wine Spectator
201594 Wine Advocate
95
2018
Quite ripe, with a lush and seductive feel to its nearly exotic mix of loganberry, plum and fig fruit that glides through with ease, picking up alder, savory and garrigue details along the way. Ends with a late tarry tug that gives this good spine. Showy and distinctive.
James Molesworth - Wine Spectator
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