Châteauneuf at a Glance

James Molesworth
Issue: July 31, 2006

Châteauneuf-du-Pape was France's first appellation. The rules governing the area's boundaries and production were first drawn up in 1923 and by the late 1930s had become the model for the entire AOC system used today.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 31, 2006.

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