Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape is one of the most famous wineries of the Southern Rhone and is owned by the Perrin Family. It is unanimously renowned for its balance, elegance and ageing potential. Beaucastel has an extraordinary terroir at the Northern end of the appellation with heavy exposure to the Mistral. All 13 varieties of the appellation have been organically grown here since the sixties.
Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape is a blend of 5% Cinsault, 10% Counoise, 30% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre, 10% Syrah and 15% comprised of a mixture of Vaccarèse, Terret Noir, Muscardin, Clairette, Picpoul, Picardan, Bourboulenc and Roussanne
From the Famille Perrin website “The 2000 vintage is still a young wine of rare quality, flawless! The nose is very fresh, with notes of chocolate. The mouth is round and reveals ripe fruit, soft tannins and good length.” (