Wine Chateauneuf-du-Pape AOC, Cuvee "Cardinalice", Chateau Gigognan, 2012
The wine is dark ruby color.
Luxurious taste of the wine shows rounded soft tannins and berry tones in the aftertaste.
Bouquet of the wine is composed of aromas of red berries and fruits that accompany the notes of spices and wood.
The wine is best with red meat and poultry, served with cheese.
Wine "Cardinalice" made from Grenache grapes from vineyards growing on gravel terraces in the region of Chateauneuf-du-Pape. The average age of the vines is 67 years. The wine is aged 24 months in oak barrels and spilled a small party in the 6000 bottles. Vintage 2009 can be drunk now or postpone until 2026.
Château Zhigonyan located near the village of Sorgues, near the famous Le Grand Zhigonyan, it was built in the XIX century, there was originally a monastery. Calle family acquired the castle in 1966 and has invested heavily in its complete reconstruction, including basements and industrial premises. Now they own 72 hectares of vineyards in three appellasonah France: Cotes du Rhone, Cotes du Rhone and Chateauneuf The Village du-Pape. The new team, led by winemakers Laura Ambroise and Eloy dyurbe of the legendary Domaine de Trevallon completely switched to organic production and immediately doubled the yield of the winery. All the changes have transformed the Chateau Zhigonyan a world-class winery.