Domaine du Galet des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape VV
Clayey, chalky with big pebbles rolled, sandy for some plots
60% Grenache – 30 % Mourvèdre – 10% Syrah
Average Age of the Vines
80 years, some plots are even a hundred !
Manual, with a selection in the vineyard on the stainless grape bin. The Harvest started on the 25th of September. Thanks to a sweet and rainy winter, then a dry and warm spring, followed a fresher and rainier summer, the harvest was a bit delayed. But, it was going well with beautiful maturities for the grapes.
Traditionally during 15 days – With thermoregulation to controlled the temperatures
8 to 12 months in oak big barrels