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Domaine de Saint-Siffrein

Châteauneuf-du-Pape

    • Description :

      The grapes are partially de-stemmed, slightly crushed and placed in a fermentation concrete tank. Maturing is done during 12 months in oak casks (45 hl) for 70% of the wine and in tanks for 30%. The wine is bottled at the domaine.

      Grape varieties :

      65% Grenache, 15% Mourvedre, 15% Syrah, and 5% Cinsault

      Altitude :

      90m A.S.L.

      Vineyard age :

      60 years old

      Grape yield :

      30 hl/ha

      Exposure :

      South

      Soil :

      The terroir is clavey-chalky with large rounded sun-warmed stones

      Alcohol :

      14.5%

      Tasting notes :

      Dark ruby color. The nose is made with aromas of licorice, rhubarb and a suggestion of woodsmoke. The palate is firm and supple with notes of black tea, lavender and bitter chocolate. It finishes with grace. Serve with red meats and game.

Press Notes

  • International Wine Review
    • 2013
      90 points
  • The Wine Advocate
    • 2018
      92 points
    • 2016
      93 points
    • 2015
      94 points
    • 2014
      89-91 points
    • 2012
      90 points
  • AG Vinous
    • 2016
      90 points
    • 2015
      91-93 points
  • Wine & Spirits
    • 2015
      93 points
    • 2014
      94 points
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