Red wine gift in a wooden box. Chateauneuf du Pape Chante Cigale
Soil / Located: Sandy (lieu dit : Bois Dauphin) 50% Rolled pebbles (lieu dit: Cabrières) 50% Vine age: More than 20 years Spacing density: 2700 vines per hectare
Yield: 18-22 hectoliters per hectare
Culture: Gobelet (Tumbler) 80 %, Cordon de Royat 20 %
Grapes varieties: GRENACHE 70 % SYRAH 20 % MOURVÈDRE 10 %
Harvest: Manual grape harvest and grapes selection Wine making process:De-stemming harvest at 60 % Pre fermentation and Maceration at cold temperature 5 days at 10° C. 4 to 5 weeks with punching of the cap and pumping-over.
Control of temperature below 32°C Wine ageing: 70 % in stainless steel tank 30 % in new oak barrels 16-22 months of ageing.
Tasting: Crimson deep color with purplish lights. Concentred Nose of black fruits
jammy with pepper and liquorice. A body smooth and strong, black fruits with lingerich finish Served with: Red meats grilled or « en sauce », meat, cheese