Wine Perrin et Fils, "Chateau de Beaucastel" Chateauneuf du Pape AOC, 1998
Reviews of purchase Perrin et Fils, "Chateau de Beaucastel" Chateauneuf du Pape AOC, 1998
The wine is dark red with red reflections.
The wine has a rounded, mellow taste with silky tannins and a great finish.
Bright fruit and spicy aroma of the wine is fully opened after decanting.
The wine goes well with grilled meat - lamb, beef on the grill.
Blend wine "Chateau de Beaucastel" Chateauneuf du Pape consists of 13 varieties of grapes, which primarily dominated varieties Grenache and Murved. After manual sorting berries in a short time (less than one minute) was heated to 80 ° C and then rapidly cooled to 20 ° C, which facilitates extraction of the wort and gives wine taste and color saturation. Wort vinified conventional manner in stainless steel vats for 12 days. All grapes are aged for 12 months in large oak barrels, and then pass the final blending. The wine is bottled and left to mature in the cellars of the winery for one year.
The grapes for making wine "Chateau De Bokastel" assembled in the famous appellasone Chateauneuf du Pape, situated on the left bank of the river, just north of Avignon. Chateau is known that Pope John XXII built on a high hill summer residence in the form of the castle and ordered to break around the new vineyards. Now called "Chateauneuf-du-Pape" (translated from the French "New Castle of the Pope") are known original wines, which include 5 to 13 varieties of grapes. Chateau de Beaucastel - one of the largest wineries in appellasone Chateauneuf du Pape.
Company History Perrin et Fils began in the early XX century, when medieval manor Bokastel became the property to Pierre Perrin - a scientist who has attained outstanding results in winemaking. His work was continued by Jacques Perrin - a supporter and a pioneer of organic methods of cultivation. Now the company is run by his sons - Francois and Jean-Pierre. Favorable weather conditions, exceptional soil organic methods of cultivation of grapes - all of these factors can be gathered from the vineyards of the crop for the production of quality wines Grand Cru. Climatic conditions are characterized by early spring with little precipitation, cold northerly winds from the south of France, which protects the crop from the scorching sun, a significant difference between day and night temperatures.
Vineyards of Perrin e Fiss have one of the best terroirs of South Rhone. Grapes grow on rocky, loose and porous soil, through which the vine develops a strong root system. The total vineyard area is 130 hectares, 75 hectares of which are located in the famous Chateauneuf du Pape appellation (Château de Bokastel) and 25 ha - in the Cotes du Rhone (Kudule de Bokastel). Since 1964, when growing grapes are used only organic methods without the use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers. In the vineyards grow about 13 varieties of grapes, including Grenache, Mourvedre, Senso, Syrah, Kurnuaz, Russan, Vasserez, Burbulenk. Wines Perrin et Fils - absolutely natural, produced by all the laws of biodynamics.