M. Chapoutier Châteauneuf-du-Pape "Barbe Rac"

M. Chapoutier Châteauneuf-du-Pape "Barbe Rac" 2014

This intense ruby-colored wine has deep garnet hues and a complex, subtle aroma of blackcurrant and plum with notes of roasted coffee, cinnamon, cherry and licorice. The tannins are bright on the delicate palate, and the round texture leads into a full-bodied finish.

 
Style:
Full-bodied, Bold, Complex
Flavor:
Blackcurrant, Licorice, Coffee, Plum, Cinnamon
Bottle Size(s)
750 ML
Appellation
Chateauneuf du Pape
Grapes
Grenache
Alcohol Percentage
14.00%
Fermentation
The grapes are carefully selected furing the harvest. This selection is compulsory and permits the choice of the best grapes. Vinification in concrete vats covered with exposy resin because Grenache is very sensitive to oxidation. The grapes are 100% destemmed before being placed in vats.
Aging
Aged in oak barrels for 12 months, followed by 12 months in bottle.