Learn About Andre Brunel
The vines are located in the Commune of St Genies de Comolas
(Gard) on a poor sandy soil with lime-clay subsoil. With elegance
and finesse in mind, the Grenaches grown there produce a low
yield. The rest of the fruit comes from Travaillan in the Vaucluse
and are grown on a stony soil with lime subsoil and produce a
powerful wine. The vineyards are naturally worked with sustainable
practice in mind.
Learn About Chateauneuf-du-Pape
(shah-too-NUHF due Pahp) Southern Rhone's landmark region, Chateauneuf du Pape, was the first region to gain AC status in France. That was the 1920s - it's history goes much further back than that. As the name suggests, the wine region was named after the new papal home, referring to the period of time in the 1300's when the pope resided in Avignon instead of Rome. Notable Facts...
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Learn About Rhone Red Blends
The Rhone region of France has a delightful selection of red varieties. There are 22 grapes allowed in the Rhone AOC, about half of them red. Most of these varieties are used as secondary blending partners, often comprising less than 10% of the blend. The primary red players of Rhone blends are Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Most wines from the Southern Rhone use Grenache as their...
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