Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge “Le Calice de Saint Pierre”


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Domaine des Pères de l’Eglise, Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge "Le Calice de Saint Pierre", Rhone Valley, France 2018
{biodynamic} 95% Grenache, 3% Mourvedre, 2% Syrah

The shell of an imposing castle overlooking sunbleached cobblestone streets and winding alleyways provides a mysterious focal point to the Southern Rhone’s oldest and most famous appellation. Chateauneuf du Pape requires relatively little introduction. Domaine des Pères de L’Eglise is a producer which with a rich history of two centuries and (and four generations under the care of a single family lineage). This outstanding red, never before available in North Carolina, seduces us with its intense flavors of black fruit, Mediterranean spices, and Turkish delights, representing a bounty of exotic intrigue and phenomenal value. An instant favorite!
Serving Suggestions: Lamb shoulder braised in olive oil, white wine, bay leaves, & parsley w/ artichoke hearts & white beans. Stewed leg of mutton in an Afghan or North Indian yogurt curry w/ peas, onions, spinach & tomatoes.