It was the Popes who, when they settled in Avignon in the 14th century, revealed the terroir of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Covered with a sea of blond rolled pebbles, the Châteauneuf du Pape vineyard offers a unique and timeless face. Hot, dry, arid and windy, the Châteauneuvois climate has a Mediterranean influence. The vineyard is in the driest sector of the Côtes du Rhône.
The power and finesse of a great wine! Her dress is soft and silky. Black fruit, blackcurrant, blackberry, cherry, and roasted notes is expressed fully and in length. \
Heavy rainfall towards the end of the preceding year set the stage for the southern Rhone’s 2019 growing season, providing enough precipitation to balance out the hot and dry summer.
These conditions brought grapes in Chateauneuf-du-Pape to the peak of phenolic ripeness, endowing Florian Mathieu’s Grenache-dominant ‘Selection’ bottling with substantial fruit flavors and an elegant structure
By Florian Mathieu
Chateauneuf du Pape Selection 2019
Release Date: September 2020
Aging Potential: 5-8 years