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Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Château de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape 2016

75cl

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The Château de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape 2016 is "a beauty. It presents a level of concentration and depth that is rare for this vintage. The aromas and flavours of blueberries, flowers, pepper and violet flow into a fleshy, structured and tannic mouth. Beaucastel has an impressive purity and remarkable length. "

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Châteauneuf-du-Pape (Rhône, France)
Cellar: Château de Beaucastel
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Bourboulenc, Clairette, Counoise, Grenache, Marsanne, Mourvedre, Muscat, Picpoul, Picardan (Noir), Roussanne, Terret Noir, Syrah, Viognier, Vaccarèse, Cinsault, Roussane, Muscardin
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%

Description of Château de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape 2016

Château de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape 2016 (Bourboulenc, Clairette, Counoise, Grenache, Marsanne, Mourvedre, Muscat, Picpoul, Picardan (Noir), Roussanne, Terret Noir, Syrah, Viognier, Vaccarèse, Cinsault, Roussane and Muscardin)

TASTING NOTE:

  • View: deep ruby red.
  • Nose: very fresh, with chocolate notes.
  • Mouth: round, with ripe fruit, soft tannins and good length. Enviable acidity and balance.

NAME OF ORIGIN: Châteauneuf-du-Pape

VINEYARD: Château de Beaucastel has 110 hectares within a single plot. The terroir is the archetype of the best terroirs of the denomination: boulders on the surface and sand, clay and limestone below. The vines are old and have been organically grown for 50 years.

GRAPES: Grenache (30%), Mourvedre (30%), Syrah (15%), Cinsault (5%). Picpoul, Picardan (Noir), Bourboulenc, Clairette, Counoise, Terret Noir, Vaccarèse, Roussane, Muscardin (10%).

AGING: the coupage is aged in oak foudres for a year.

ELABORATION: each variety is harvested separately and by hand. The vinification is carried out in oak fermenters for reducing varieties (Mourvèdre, Syrah) and in traditional enameled concrete tanks for
Oxidative grapes (all others). After the malolactic fermentation, the different varieties are mixed.

WINE PAIRING: Meat, Game, Beef

RECOMMENDED SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 15ºC. It is recommended to decant.

ALCOHOLIC GRADUATION: 13.5%

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How to serve

Consumption temp.

15ºC

Pairing

MeatGameVeal

The Winery

Château de Beaucastel

Château de Beaucastel

Some would argue that Beaucastel needs no introduction, but this website aims to cater for both, wine-lovers and beginners, and therefore I will continue. Beaucastel is regarded by many as one of the top estates, if not the top estate, of Châteauneuf du Pape, in the Southern Rhône Valley. Whereas others focus on Grenache, with a mixture of other varieties, Beaucastel uses a high proportion of Mourvèdre, matching the contribution from Grenache in the final blend.

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Points

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Reviews of Château de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape 2016

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4 /5

Nearly black in colour. The nose is very delicate and powerful at the same time, with red fruit, blackcurrants, blackberries, spices, thyme and lavender. The bouquet is very elegant, rich and round, with figs, cherries, blackcurrants and stewed fruit, all with great acidity. The tannins are present but very delicate.
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4 /5

Ett idealiskt för att ge till en förälder kom.
Har en stark färg. Det doftar gott av tobak. Har tillräckligt med närvaro.
Jag tror att den bästa kombinationen skulle vara med kött.
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4 /5

Bebi com os meus .
Tons vermelho cereja. Aromas a couro e tabaco de cachimbo. Sabor a frutos do bosque.
Não recomendo tomar este tinto de Château de Beaucastel com carne.
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6 X Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2016