Antoine Quiot, who
already owned land on the banks of the Rhône growing wheat, vines and
other crops, bought his first Chateauneuf-du-pape vines. It was 12
salmées (8 hectares) in size. Since then phylloxera, two world wars and the great depression impacted wine production.
total de-stemming, pumping over twice a day. Vatting time : 2 to 3
weeks in concrete vats. Matured for 18 monthsin vats and "foudres"
Tasting notes :
Deep crimson. Ripe dark berries, turning to spices. Smooth and persistent with aromatic fullness