Revisting Châteauneuf

by  |  07-08-2014

Earlier this year, during the dark, cold months of February, I hopped on a speedy train to Montpellier to attend Vinisud 2014. An absolute must for any wine professional, it made me expect more of out every event I go to now. As I mentioned in my summary, you need to go there with a purpose if you plan to cover any small part of the 1,300 wineries showing their stuff within the three days of the fair. I dug in heavily to Châteauneuf-du-Pape and in doing so, learned more about the region and always came back to share some bottles with sommelier and wine writing friends here in Catalonia to see how the French “do it” with many of the same grapes that the best Catalan wines are made from. Following are some of the results worth noting as they show a broad range of what Châteauneuf has to […]
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