Châteauneuf-du-Pape in 2019

by  |  17-10-2019

For any lover of Grenache-based wines, and especially those found in the Southern Rhône, the appellation of Châteauneuf-du-Pape offers up many delicious pleasures which is why I’m very excited to share the 2019 report today. This report was compiled in spring at the annual Les Printemps de Châteauneuf-du-Pape which, in addition to having one of the longest URLs of any wine website in the world, offers up one of the best chances for people to get their first taste of the appellation’s newest releases. It’s a sometimes-rainy, sometimes-sunny weekend and I think this marked my fourth time at the event thus knowing the weather instability very well. It’s a standing, public format that may not be ideal for a hardcore taster, but it is ideal for a hardcore wine lover and the accompanying tents with local foods offer a splendid selection of nibbles. Sometimes the AOC Comté (aka Gruyère de […]
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