Wine Domaine Chante Cigale, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, 2012, 375 ml
Reviews of purchase Domaine Chante Cigale, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, 2012, 375 ml
Taste wine rich, complex, well-structured, with a rounded texture, lightly toasted notes of cinnamon and black fruit, with a stunning long finish.
The wine has a fruity aroma Spine with notes of wood, Asian spices, herbs and cedar.
The wine goes well with red meat (veal, beef, lamb), seasoned cheeses.
Chateauneuf-du-Pape - delicious red wine, which is considered to be the king of French wines. The wine is made from a blend of traditional grape varieties Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre and Senso assembled from 50-year-old vines. Harvesting takes place by hand, with selective sorting of grapes. Traditional wort passes for a long period of fermentation mash (approximately 25-28 days) at a relatively high temperature for a better extraction of tannins and pigments. Extract of wine for 14-18 months is carried out in large oak casks (FUDR) and stainless steel vats.
Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2011 has wealth, complexity, super concentration, as well as a large storage capacity - more than 20 years. This wine deserves further aging in the cellar for a few years before drinking, but if you decide to open it now, decanting is recommended for a more complete disclosure of the bouquet.
In 1874, a winemaker from God - Hippolyte Jourdan named his estate c 28th hectares of vineyards Clos Chante Cigale ("Vineyard singing cicadas"). In 1936, after the introduction of the AOC, Paul Jourdan - the great-grandfather of the current owner, renamed the farm in the Domaine Chante Cigale. Owning 102 acres of land in Chateauneuf-du-Pape, the domain produces classic wines of this appellasona. Not long ago, the owner gave to his son Alexander. He quickly earned a positive assessment of well-known journalists Jancis Robinson from the UK and Steve Denzira from the US.
Domain Shant Sigal is located in the rocky part of Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Age of vines - more than 65 years. The oldest vines growing on the plateau Karber, near the Chateau Montredon. The vineyards are cultivated all 13 permitted in Chateauneuf-du-Pape varieties, but is predominantly Grenache Noir. Harvesting takes place manually for a minimum of six weeks when the grapes optimum maturity. In the collection are taken into account the phase of the lunar calendar, and other nuances of biodynamic. To date, Domaine Chante Cigale exports its products to more than 20 countries around the world, presenting an unforgettable style worthy of the world famous appellasona.