Domaine de Pignan - Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2013
The famous Domaine de Pignan, is owned by Frederic Charvin, a winemake rwho looks like a rugby player.
He's an enthusiast who was able to develop its wines over time and create among the most famous Châteauneuf-du-Pape wines.
This Chateauneuf-du-Pape vintage 2013 can be kept a few time : 10 to 15 years.
Wine production Red wines
- « The harvest » : the grapes are sorted and picked by hand at a very advanced technological maturity to obtain aroma well mature The vines, sorted and harvested are subjects of the greatest attention before being transformed into a divine nectar.It is a serious and expensive work.
- « The pressing »: this intervention consists in bursting open the vine in order to extract the pulp and the juice.Then put into concrete vat after 95 % of stratching.
- The « maceration » : lasts 15 to 21 days on average. Reassembly and release daily. The control of the temperature is done several times a day, it must be kept between 28 and 30 degrees. The drop beyond these temperatures is made with a refrigerator system.