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Chante Cigale Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2020

$55

Gutsy and forward, with a cascade of mulled dark plum and black cherry. Shows grippy tannins and cast iron minerality that power through the formidable finish, which is marked by licorice root and dried herbs. Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre and Cinsault. Best from 2024 through 2032. 6,250 cases made, 950 cases imported.

Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

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Web Only - 2022

Summary

Primary Grape

Grenache

Grenache is the French name for the red grape known as Garnacha in Spain and Cannonau in Italy. Today, Grenache is the star of red blends in France's Southern Rhône Valley, reaching its pinnacle in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. It is widely grown in Spain, where it's dominant in Priorat and a component of blends with Tempranillo in Rioja and other regions. Cannonau is one of the main grapes in Italy's Sardinia. It also has a growing presence in the New World, in places like California and Australia.

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Other Grapes

Syrah, Mourvèdre, Cinsault

Region

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$55

Chante Cigale Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2020

Gutsy and forward, with a cascade of mulled dark plum and black cherry. Shows grippy tannins and cast iron minerality that power through the formidable finish, which is marked by licorice root and dried herbs. Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre and Cinsault. Best from 2024 through 2032. 6,250 cases made, 950 cases imported.

Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Web Only - 2022

Summary

Primary Grape

Grenache

Grenache is the French name for the red grape known as Garnacha in Spain and Cannonau in Italy. Today, Grenache is the star of red blends in France's Southern Rhône Valley, reaching its pinnacle in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. It is widely grown in Spain, where it's dominant in Priorat and a component of blends with Tempranillo in Rioja and other regions. Cannonau is one of the main grapes in Italy's Sardinia. It also has a growing presence in the New World, in places like California and Australia.

Read More

Overhead photo of various ingreidnets that make up the grape

Other Grapes

Syrah, Mourvèdre, Cinsault

Other Grapes

Syrah, Mourvèdre, Cinsault

Region

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