Grape: Cinsault, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah
Region: Rhone Valley
Variety: Red Wine
Domaine Benedetti Chateauneuf Du Pape 2011
Christian Benedetti's grandfather Nicolas Benedetti immigrated from Italy in 1930 and married a daughter of a wine grower in Chateauneuf du Pape. Today Christian's son, Nicolas, after having finished wine school helps his father at the domain. The domain owns 4 hectares of Chateauneuf du Pape, 10 hectares of Cotes du Rhone and 2 ha IGP Vaucluse. Some of the vines are very old - planted just after the Phylloxera, that is more than 100 years. Since 2000 the domain is certified "Agriculture Biologique"
• Vignerons Indépendants: Gold Medal
• Guide Hachette 2013 : Cité
The AOP Chateauneuf-DuPape vines are coming from different terroirs (sandy, worn pebbles, red clay). Different Sun Expositions
This sparkling wine is produced with Champenoise Method. The bottles are stocked on racks during 12 to 24 months before to be disgorged.