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    • DOMAINE DE BEAURENARD, White, 2014

      Châteauneuf-du-Pape (Côtes du Rhône, France)

      The Property

      DOMAINE DE BEAURENARD covers 32 ha of vineyard in Châteauneuf-du-Pape grown with care and love by the COULON family, vinegrowers for 7 generations. The whole vineyard is grown organically (certified by Ecocert) and biodynamic (certified by Demeter).

      Location : Châteauneuf-du-Pape

      Soil : Clay-chalk soil with a blue-clay subsoil

      Planting density : 3 500 feet / hectare

      Yield : 3 500 feet / hectare

      Grape varieties : Array

      Age of the vine : 45 years in average

      The Wine


      30% Clairette, 20% Grenache blanc, 25% Bourboulenc, 22% Roussane, 3% Picpoul et Picardan


      The wine is aged in vats and in barrels (10-20%), following by early bottling (five to six month after the harvest) to capture its fruit and lively personality


      The grapes are picked and sorted by hand, then pneumatically pressed to extract their juice at low pressure. The juice is then fermented at a controlled temperature of 18-20°, which enhances its fruitiness while preventing “technological” aromas. It is then preserved on fine lees for several months before bottling. No malolactic fermentation takes place.

      Aging potential

      It is ready to drink, but still can be aged for 5-10 years


      A wonderful aromatic complexity and a superb balance between the smoothness in the middle and the fresh and mineral finish.

      Food pairing

      White meat or seafood. To serve at around 10°C


      Gold medal: France Agricultural Competition 2015