“A subtle and graceful blend with clean aromas of green apple, citrus and faint apricot. This is a balanced, well made wine with soft, mineral influenced freshness. A sapid, versatile gastronomic style, and fine partner to langoustines.”
Maison M. Chapoutier is one of the great names of the Rhône Valley, known for producing some of region’s top wines as well as excellent value wines that represent benchmark introductions to some of the local villages and grape varieties.
Owned by the Perrin family, Château de Beaucastel is one of the most iconic names France. Stars of the Rhône Valley, the estate boasts 75 hectares in Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation, with a further 25 in the Côtes-du-Rhône AOC.
Château Viranel produce wines from Saint Chinian AOC. With a history dating back to 1551, the estate finds itself in the chalky soils of the foothills of the Massif Central. These wines are typically excellent value and a great ambassador for the Saint Chinian appellation.
One time barrel maker Louis Avo founded Domaine de Montvac in the late 19th century. Today the name is associated with 17 hectares of vineyard in Vacqueyras as well as small holdings in Gigondas and the Côtes du Rhône.