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Search Rank 3943
Over all vintages, this was the 3943rd most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 3984th
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There are also a number of other grape varieties which might be used in the Southern Rhone Blend, as southern France's vineyards are filled with obscure local varieties which have not made their way in the world as well as the three aforementioned. Among these less common varieties are what are often referred to as the 'four Cs'; Carignan, Cinsaut, ... more
Chateauneuf-du-Pape is an historic town in the southern Rhone Valley in France, famous for its full-bodied, spicy red wines (although it does also produce a small quantity of weighty, flavorful white).
The name Chateauneuf-du-Pape means 'new castle of the Pope' and refers to the fact that the town – located just north of Avignon – was chosen as the new home for the Pope's court in the early 14th century. The pope in question (Clement V) also gave his name to the ancient and equally prestigious Chateau Pape Clement in Bordeaux's Graves district.
The Rhone Valley is a key wine-producing region in the southeast of France. It follows the north–south course of the Rhone river for almost 150 miles (240km) from Lyon to the Rhone Delta (the Bouches-du-Rhône), near the Mediterranean coast.
The length of the valley means that Rhone wines are the product of a wide variety of soil types and ... more
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