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Domaine de Fontavin Ad Vitam Aeternam Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2017

Original price €52,00 - Original price €52,00
Original price
€52,00
€52,00 - €52,00
Current price €52,00
Availability:
Only 4 left!

70% Grenache noir - 15% Syrah - 15% Mourvèdre.
Drink 2021-2040.
Serve 15°C.
Vivino 4.5

Tasting: Deep garnet colour. Spicy, woody nose with toasted notes. Lively and full palate with dense tannins. Aromas of black fruits, cocoa. Its complexity and length in the mouth make it one of the most beautiful wines of Châteauneuf du Pape.
Food & wines: Red meat, grilled meats, game
Recipe: Roasted rib of beef or lamb tagine
Terroir: Red clay and rolled pebbles - sandstone - sandy loamy terraces.
Age of the vines: 80 years.
Viticulture: Organic farming. Traditional size in Gobelet, Cordon de Royat (Syrah). Plowing, grassing every other row, leaf stripping, adding sheep compost for the life of the soil.
Vinification: Manual harvest. Sorting in the vineyard. Destemming. Indigenous yeasts. Maceration 1 month. Pumping over and pigeage. Aging 15 months in new French oak demi-muids (600L).
Red wine to keep: more than 20 years.

Dégustation : Robe grenat profond. Nez épicé, boisé, aux notes grillées. Bouche vive et pleine aux tanins denses. Arômes de fruits noirs, de cacao. Sa complexité et sa longueur en bouche en font un des plus beaux vins de Châteauneuf du Pape.
Accords mets & vins: Viande rouge, Grillades, Gibier
Recette: Côte de boeuf rôti ou Tajine d'agneau
Terroir : Argile rouge et galets roulés - grès - terrasses sablo limoneuses.
Ages des Vignes : 80 ans.
Viticulture : Agriculture biologique. Taille traditionnelle en Gobelet, Cordon de Royat (Syrah). Labour, enherbement un rang sur deux, effeuillage, apport de compost de mouton pour la vie du sol.
Vinification : Vendange manuelle. Tri à la vigne. Egrappage. Levures indigènes. Macération 1 mois. Remontages et pigeages. Elevage 15 mois en demi-muids en chêne français (600L) neuf.
Vin rouge de garde : plus de 20 ans.