Couronne de Chabot 2017
Rhône Valley - Saint-Joseph
Oeil : intense red.
Nez : Black fruits, blackberry jam.
Bouche : unctuous, ample with warm tannins. According to the vintage, the wine can be kept from 30 to 60 years, indeed from 50 to 75 years.
Cépage(s) : Grenache.
Vendanges : Selective hand picking at maturity.
Sol : The soil, typical of the appellation Châteauneuf-du-Pape, is composed of big quartzite shingles and sandy red clay.
Vinification : Vinifications are made in concrete tanks. Grapes are destemmed and the vatting lasts around 3 weeks, in order to polymerize the tannins. Only the free-run juice is used to make this wine.
Elevage : Ageing in tanks between 14 and 16 months.
Degré d’alcool : 13.5