Wine Domaine des Chanssaud, Chateauneuf-du-Pape AOC, 2012
The wine is intense cherry color.
The wine shows an elegant, rich taste with hints of fruit and vanilla, perfectly balanced acidity, soft tannins and a long finish.
Expressive, intriguing aroma of wine is filled with tones of red and black currants, cherries, violets and spice.
The wine will be perfectly combined with dishes of different kinds of meat, poultry, veal, lamb, pork and cheese.
Chateauneuf-du-Pape AOC - dry red wine that is undoubtedly considered to be the king of French wines. In the production of wine grapes used varieties Grenache, Mourvedre and Syrah, which grow in the vineyards of Domaine des Chanssaud appellasone in Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Harvesting is carried out manually, the berries are carefully sorted. Fermentation with a strictly controlled temperature is held the traditional method. Potential wine Chateauneuf-du-Pape is 10 years.
The wine is excellent with dishes of different kinds of meat, poultry, veal, lamb, pork and cheese.
The domain is very cozy old building, which preserved the cellar with thick walls, a spiral staircase and a bread oven. Since the XIX to the beginning of XX century generation of winemakers have followed one after another. The economy has experienced the invasion of phylloxera and the birth of the first Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée in 1929, recognized by decree in 1935. Initially, most of the area was planted with vineyards, cherry and olive trees, and over the years it has evolved into the present winery, covering 46 hectares, and since 1985 is in the professional hands of Patrick pulp.
Today the products Domaine des Chanssaud gained recognition as the historic homeland and beyond.