Domaine de Beaurenard

Rhône, France

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Gran Partita – 2016

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  • Introduction

    • First debuted in 2012, Gran Partita is a true expression of family and a terroir grown with love and care. Gran Partita embodies the Coulon family history as winegrowers in Châteauneuf-du-Pape for 8 generations. Gran Partita recreates a unique symphony of the regions thirteen grape varieties, like Mozarts thirteen wind instruments, each grape variety brings its personality and definition of terroir to the blend. The union between old vines and their carefully selected descendants, Gran Partita is a link between generations, making each eternal. Discover the essence of this wine and travel through time.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • The collection plot is one of family tradition. Between 1998 and 2005, the best strains of the Domaine de Beaurenard old vines were carefully selected. In 2006, the rootstocks were planted, and by 2008, the collection plot was born. A mixed varietal plot, with each variety planted interspersed, following ancestral tradition and worked by hand and by horse.

      Châteauneuf-du-Pape is characterized by the diversity of its soils, with a mosaic of plots where different varieties grow together on limestone rock, round pebbles on a clay substrate with varying amounts of iron, and fine sedimentary sand.

  • Vintage Report

    • After a rather mild winter and a cool, dry spring, summer brought fine, hot days, without excessive heat, interspersed with cool nights. Perfect weather conditions that continued right up to harvest, allowing the grapes to be picked at optimum maturity. A very great vintage in perspective.

  • Vinification

    • Sorted manual harvest, fermentation, long vatting allowing a delicate extraction. Aged for 24 months in casks, aging in the bottle.

  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: A symphony of the regions 13 grape varietals: Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre, Cinsault, Roussanne, Clairette, Counoise, Muscardin, Vaccarèse, Terret Noir, Bourboulenc, Picpoul and Picardan.
    • Alcohol: 14.5%