Alain Jaume - Chateauneuf du Pape - Domaine Grand Veneur "La Fontaine" White - 2015, 750 ml
« La Fontaine » is a perfect area to produce great white Châteauneuf du Pape. The plots of clay/sand and limestone are facing north. It is very well aired. This place allow to the Roussane to ripen very well and also to maintain a superb level of freshness.
100 % Roussanne
Winemaking & ageing
Direct whole-bunch pressing. Vinification and maturation in oak casks.
The nose is rich in aromas of citrus fruit, tropical fruit, quince and honey,
with a touch of vanilla. On the palate, the same aromas appear together with a
fatness combining exotic fruit and vanilla : the wine is rich, generous and
elegant, with extraordinary length. “La Fontaine” is often considerated to
be one of the best Châteauneuf du Pape white, and it is by definition a superb
Best with fish
dishes in sauce or foie gras, white meat and delicate cheeses. Between 1 and 8
Serve at a temperature between 12 and 14°C.