Châteauneuf-du-Pape Grande Réserve Mas Saint-Louis 2016 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Grande Réserve Mas Saint-Louis 2016

  • Red fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Icon wine
  • Color: Red
  • 15.50 %
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Full-bodied

A lovely expression of Châteauneuf-du-Pape in all its strength, with a touch of Mas Saint-Louis finesse. More info

Harvests are carried out by hand once the grapes have reached optimal maturity. They are then kept in vats for up to a month before undergoing a long maturation. This ruby red cuvée is dark with hints of crimson. Its nose of candied red fruit goes nicely with its fern-like vegetal notes. Its palate is well-structured, not lacking in freshness, with enveloped tannins and a certain sweetness.

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Grande Réserve Mas Saint-Louis serve at a temperature of 15°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Lapin farci, Paleron de bœuf confit, Fondant au chocolat.

  • Vintage score: 17/20
  • Lot presentation
    Châteauneuf-du-Pape Grande Réserve Mas Saint-Louis

    Cuvée presentation

    Harvests are carried out by hand once the grapes have reached optimal maturity. They are then kept in vats for up to a month before undergoing a long maturation. This ruby red cuvée is dark with hints of crimson. Its nose of candied red fruit goes nicely with its fern-like vegetal notes. Its palate is well-structured, not lacking in freshness, with enveloped tannins and a certain sweetness.

    Information about domain Mas Saint-Louis

    “Our discovery from last year has this now confirmed its place as a future cult favourite for the region” – these are the words by which Domaine Mas Saint-Louis emerged from the shadows in 2015, named ‘discovery of the year’ by Bettane and Desseauve. The style of these wines – 3 red cuvées and a white Châteauneuf-du-Pape crafted since 2013 – stand out for their finesse, elegance, and indulgence. Madame Monique Geniest, reaching the end of her 87th year, is still the boss of this domain, engaged in the work of the winery and the cellar since the death of her husband Jean. The latter was the great-grandson of Jean-Louis, himself part of a long lineage of coopers. The family property, that dates back over 100 years, is now managed by Matthieu Faurie-Grépon. Thanks to the introduction of a younger team, the domain has taken a serious turn towards growing the vines as naturally as possible, with an 80% majority of Grenache grapes.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 good appearance
    • Origin: Producer
    • Recoverable VAT: Yes
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 15.50 %
    • Country/Region: Rhône
    • Appellation/Wine: Châteauneuf-du-Pape
    • Producer/Owner: Mas Saint-Louis
    • Vintage: 2016
    • Color: Red
    • Service temperature: 15°
    • Viticulture: Environment friendly
    • Size (in ha): 30
    • Intensity: Full-bodied
    • Dominant aroma: Red fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 80% Grenache noir, 20% Mourvèdre
    Châteauneuf-du-Pape Grande Réserve Mas Saint-Louis
    Châteauneuf-du-Pape Grande Réserve Mas Saint-Louis

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