Famille Perrin Châteauneuf du Pape - Les Sinards 2016

The other Châteauneuf of the family! For the most part Les Sinards is made from the young vines at Beaucastel and a neighboring vineyard we farm. Mostly Grenache, this is a classic Châteauneuf du Pape.

Presentation

The vintage
The 2016 vintage in the Southern Rhone valley is exceptional, both in terms of quality and quantity, thanks to idyllic weather conditions that protected the region from climatic accidents throughout the whole year.
Description
The Family’s other Châteauneuf! Les Sinards comes from the young vines at Beaucastel and from a neighboring vineyard that we farm.
Situation
Wine made from the young vines at Beaucastel, a vineyard that we farm just to the west of Beaucastel.

Terroir
Molasse seabed of the Miocene period covered by diluvial alpine deposits (pebbles).
Process
Partly vinified like in Beaucastel and partly vinified in the traditional way after destemming. 100% Foudres for a year. Bottled after fining and light filtration.
Varietals
Grenache
Mourvèdre
Syrah

Tasting advices

Tasting notes
Intense red color with violet undertones. On the nose, it offers an intense bouquet of red and black fruit, sweet spices, noble wood and some mineral notes. The palate is balanced between freshness and softness with fine and elegant tannins and a very long finish.
Serving tips
15°C in big glasses. Drink with game, truffles and mushrooms.