Country of origin: France

Ch. de la Grande Gardiole Châteauneuf du Pape 'Vieilles Vignes'


Full-bodied, powerful, intense, with stewed cherry, plum, nutmeg, cardamom, and a pervasive meaty, earthy presence.

Food match: Enjoy with flavoursome rib of beef, mature lamb/ lamb shank, or roasted Mediterranean vegetables.

Varietals: 68% old vine (50 yrs+) Grenache, 25% Syrah, 7% Cinsault. Old vines give more complexity.

Awards: 93 points, Wine Enthusiast, Gold Medal at Lyon.

ABV: 14.5%