Visiting Châteauneuf-du-Pape vineyard allows you to learn more about this so special terroir and while walking in the vineyards to understand the important role of the rolled pebbles, specificity of the appellation.
A visit of the André Brunel’s estate would not be complete without a visit of the cellars: when there the winegrowers will explain the grapes variety, winemaking, aging in vats, that is to say the whole process that makes Châteauneuf-du-Pape the exceptional wines it has been for centuries.
A visit to the new cellar of André Brunel’s estate in Châteauneuf-du-Pape can be made by appointment. A brand-new stainless-steel vat room which will receive its first vintage this year.
Wine tasting: Châteauneuf-du-Pape
It’s understandable to want to have your own opinion about a wine before buying it, especially in large quantities. Coming for a tasting at André Brunel’s estate “les Cailloux” helps you to get a precise idea of the cuvées which are proposed.
Learning how to taste
Tasting with specialist allow you to learn the right way to taste the wine. How to aerate the wine by moistening the taste buds and by inhaling air to get a better perception of the subtle wine aromas.
Tasting a Châteauneuf-du-Pape
This wine is renowned for its complexity. The red one is powerful and subtle, fruity and full-bodied on the palate. That’s why it is wiser to be with a specialist during your tasting so as to feel all the subtleties of these superb vintages. The white one is very soft, characteristics of sun-drenched wines very round and aromatic, quite mellow, flowery and fruity.
A tasting on a wine estate, in particular the Châteauneuf-du-Pape one (if, by chance you are in the area) is a great activity that combines education and pleasure, knowledge and greediness. Learning about aromas and the subtilities of wines help you to get a more genuine exaltation when you will taste wines. André Brunel’s estate conscious that it’s quite important to know the wine-growing environment is consequently particularly sensitive to this education when visiting and tasting.
Published : 2022-07-28