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Domaine de la Solitude - Famille Lancon Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Barberini 2018

France, Rhone Valley
94 JD

A homage to the founding father of Domaine. Uses grapes selected from old Grenache Syrah Mourvedre vines.

Country France
Region Rhone Valley
Appellation Chateauneuf du Pape
Winery Domaine de la Solitude
Vintage 2018
Color Red
Varietal(s) 45 % Grenache, 45 % Syrah, 10 % Mourvèdre
¥11,700  (incl. tax)

A homage to the founding father of Domaine. Uses grapes selected from old Grenache Syrah Mourvedre vines.

Country France
Region Rhone Valley
Appellation Chateauneuf du Pape
Winery Domaine de la Solitude
Vintage 2018
Color Red
Varietal(s) 45 % Grenache, 45 % Syrah, 10 % Mourvèdre
Owning & Enjoying

Tasting notes

Pure, dense and impressive wine.

Press
94Jeb Dunnuck
Data
Closure Crown
Volume 750ml
Product Code 18R2273
Inventory In Stock (62)
Winery

Winery Description

Domaine de La Solitude belongs to one of the oldest families in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, whose roots date back to the 15th century. In the 17th century, Hélène Barberini, descendant of the illustrious Tuscan family of the same name, married Claude Martin, owner of a vineyard in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Their grandson will give a tremendous boost to the estate by creating the first label on the Appellation. Thus “the Wine of Solitude” becomes a guarantee of quality and is exported.

Eight generations later the Domaine is still family owned and run by Florent Lançon.
The vineyard extends over 37 hectares in A.O.C Châteauneuf-du-Pape.
It is conducted in organic farming. Its grape varieties carry the history of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the thirteen grape varieties are grown there.
The Estate is divided into 33 plots spread over 2 islands, 33 ha around the Estate and 4 ha to the north of the appellation. A natural, complex heritage where safres and pebbles form a veritable mosaic of terroirs.

 

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