Domaine Charvin 2017 Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône Valley, France
Domaine Charvin 2017 Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône Valley, France
Winemaker: Laurent Charvin
Varieties: 85% Grenache, 5% Mourvèdre, 5% Vaccarèse, 5% Syrah
Terroir: Sandy, more clay based soil with galets roulés
Vinification: Whole-cluster fermentation
Aging: Laurent’s élevage is uniquely in concrete tank, no barrel, for 21 months. Bottled unfiltered.
Tasting Notes: Silken and concentrated, with distinct notes of baked strawberry, smashed ripe plums, smoked tea and crushed river rocks. Pairs beautifully with duck, lamb or mushrooms.