Domaine des Pères de l'Eglise, Calice de Saint Pierre, Châteauneuf du Pape 2021
Calice de Saint Pierre is a blend of the 4 terroirs of the appellation which gives it finesse, complexity and length.
Winemaker and vineyard: A family estate for 6 generations in Châteauneuf du Pape. Today, Serge runs the estate with his niece Laetitia. The range includes Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Lirac, Côte du Rhône and French wines. Since 2020, the vineyard is certified HVE (High Environmental Value) and is naturally moving towards organic farming.
Tasting: Deep garnet colour with purple tints. Complex aromas of stewed red fruit (blackcurrant, blackberry, crushed strawberry...), plum jam, almond notes. An expression of garrigue in the mouth with a mineral finish and smoky notes.
Service: Red meat in sauce, quail, pigeon, duck. A great wine to keep for 10-20 years.
|Vines||Grenache 85%, Mourvèdre 10%, Syrah 5%|
|Storage advice||Cellaring up to 15 years.|
|Consumption guidelines||Drink between 16 and 18°C.|
|Producer||Domaine des Pères de l'Eglise, SCEA P. Gradassi & Fils, 2 avenue Impériale, 84230 Châteauneuf du Pape, France|
|Bottling||Mis en bouteille au Domaine|
|Environmental certification||High environmental value|