Châteauneuf-du-Pape "Charles Giraud"

2017

Also available in 6/1.5L!

The tête de cuvée of the domaine, made from the oldest vines in two parcels, les Serres and le Cristia. Les Serres is very warm and has the famous galets and gravel soil; Cristia has a sandy soil. A blend of 60% Grenache from 80-year-old vines, 35% Mourvèdre from 60-year-old vines, and 5% 65-year-old Syrah. 100% whole cluster fermentation. Aged for 18 months in 600L used barrels. 

 

 

95 points
"Packed with dark plum, blackberry and boysenberry compote flavors and backed by lively bramble, anise and fruitcake notes, this cruises through the grippy, tar-edged finish. Shows lots of stuffing, so cellar for maximum effect. Grenache, Mourvèdre and Syrah. Best from 2023 through 2038."
James Moleworth,
Wine Spectator
, December 2019

SKU/Code: 
DB7359-17
Product Line: 
Wine
Red
Varietal: 
Grenache
Farming Type: 
Organic