Wine Perrin et Fils, "Chateau de Beaucastel" Blanc, Chateauneuf du Pape AOC, 2008
Wine of pale yellow color.
The wine has a fresh, well-balanced taste with a dense silky texture and incredibly long finish.
In a deep, rich aroma of wine is dominated by shades of apricot, pear and tropical fruit, and then there are enchanting notes of flower honey and caramel shades lighter.
The wine goes well with pies, white meat, fish and seafood.
A blend of white wine "Chateau de Beaucastel" consists of grapes Ruzan with the addition of a small portion of varieties Grenache Blanc and other white grapes. After a double manual sorting of berries and soft pneumatic pressing vinification process begins, in which fermentation takes place in oak barrels and stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature. Upon completion of the secondary malolactic fermentation, 30% of young wine is aged in small oak barrels and the rest - in steel vats for 8 months. Then the wine is blended and bottled. White wines "Chateau de Bokastel" at a young age unusually juicy, and after 7-8 years of aging become an exotic flavor, sometimes resembling the smell of orange peel.
The grapes for the production of white wine "Chateau de Bokastel" assembled in the famous Chateauneuf du Pape appellation, located on the left bank of the Rhone River, just north of Avignon. Chateau is known that Pope John XXII built on a high hill summer residence in the form of the castle and ordered to break around the new vineyards. Chateau de Beaucastel - one of the largest wineries in Chateauneuf du Pape appellation.
"At Chateau De Bokastel produced wines that have the greatest potential of aging in the south of the Rhone Valley. It created one of the greatest and brightest Rhone Valley wines. There is no doubt," Beaucastel "is the most famous in the world of wine Chateauneuf du Pape. Most of the wines of the best years" Beaucastel "can develop in the bottle for at least two decades," - R. Parker.
Company History Perrin et Fils began in the early XX century, when medieval manor Bokastel became the property to Pierre Perrin - a scientist who has attained outstanding results in winemaking. His work was continued by Jacques Perrin - a supporter and a pioneer of organic methods of cultivation. Now the company is run by his sons - Francois and Jean-Pierre. Favorable weather conditions, exceptional soil organic methods of cultivation of grapes - all of these factors can be gathered from the vineyards of the crop for the production of quality wines Grand Cru. Climatic conditions are characterized by early spring with little precipitation, cold north wind from the south of France, which protects the crop from the scorching sun, a significant difference between day and night temperatures.
Vineyards of Perrin e Fiss have one of the best terroirs of South Rhone. Grapes grow on rocky, loose and porous soil, through which the vine develops a strong root system. The total vineyard area is 130 hectares, 75 hectares of which are located in the famous Chateauneuf du Pape appellation (Château de Bokastel) and 25 ha - in the Cotes du Rhone (Kudule de Bokastel). Since 1964, when growing grapes are used only organic methods without the use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers. In the vineyards grow about 13 varieties of grapes, including Grenache, Mourvedre, Senso, Syrah, Kurnuaz, Ruza, Vasserez, Burbulenk. Wines Perrin et Fils - absolutely natural, produced by all the laws of biodynamics.