The Château Maucoil estate dates back to the Roman empire, when the site was planted with vineyards for Caesar’s legions and colonists. The Château itself was established in 1624 and is located on the plateau of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation, with vineyards reaching into the neighboring Côtes-du-Rhône Villages district.
GRAPE VARIETIES Grenache (50%) Syrah (25%) Carignan (25%)
PRODUCTION By grape variety and by parcel. After a fermentation period of around 25 days with pumping over, rack-areturn, and punching down operations, the wines are drawn off and then aged in vats until bottling.
TASTING NOTES Strong ruby red hue. Aromatic and rich with black fruit on the nose (blackberry and plum) Good concentration, broad and solid with lovely length on the palate.
SERVING AND FOOD PAIRINGS 16-17°C, serve directly, ideally with grills or cow’s cheeses.