Alain Jaume - Chateauneuf du Pape - Domaine Grand Veneur "La Fontaine" White - 2015, 750 ml

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Soil type

« 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.

Grape variety

100 % Roussanne

Winemaking & ageing

Direct whole-bunch pressing. Vinification and maturation in oak casks.

Organoleptically review

Yellow-gold color. 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 gastronomy wine.

Advices

Best with fish dishes in sauce or foie gras, white meat and delicate cheeses. Between 1 and 8 years.
Serve at a temperature between 12 and 14°C.

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