Chateau de Gigognan, 2016 Châteauneuf du Pâpe, Clos du Roi



Vintage

2016

Region

FranceRhône & Provence

Appellation

Châteauneuf du Pâpe

Cuvée

Clos du Roi

Farming

Organic

Note

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70% Grenache, 30% Syrah
35 year old vines, 23 hl/hectare
Produced from older vines than the Régent, this is a far more serious wine. Very long and tense in the mouth, the nose shows hints strawberries with other red fruit. Good spice and nice game notes give it a sexy mouth feel. Very full, without being over the top.