Châteauneuf-du-Pape “F601”


It took me 16 years of observation and learning to develop a deep understanding and a personal relationship with my terroir, guided by instinct and  feeling. With this vintage, I have launched “F601”, the pure and absolute expression of my experience with my parcel F601 of Saint Prefert and the  old-vine Cinsault, planted in 1928, a singular and unique expression. At this point in my life, I am thrilled to share my enchantment for this remarquable wine.” - Isabel Ferrando; 100% old-vine Cinsault planted in 1928 made with whole clusters in one used demi-muid barrel. Very limited production and packaged in a special wooden box.

96 points
"The 2020 Châteauneuf Du Pape F601 is a rare release of 100% Cinsault that's brought up all in demi-muids. It's another expressive, already complex wine from this incredible team and offers fabulous black cherry and framboise-like fruits as well as spice box, dried flowers, garrigue, and sandalwood. It shows the charming, elegant, supple style of the vintage beautifully, has medium to full-bodied richness, ultra-fine tannins, and a great finish."
Jeb Dunnuck,
Jeb Dunnuck
November 11, 2022
93-95 points
"All Cinsault, from a parcel planted in 1928 and raised in demi-muids, the 2020 Chateauneuf du Pape F601 boasts the same other-worldly aromas as the first two vintages, with billowing notes of roses, spice and herbal tea. It’s full-bodied, silky and mouth-coating, yet also airy, fresh and long, with echoes of Campari-like spice and orange zest lingering on the finish."
Joe Czerwinski,
Wine Advocate
May 5, 2022

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