Domaine Chantepierre Tavel

Region
France - Rhône
Owner
Anne & Christian Paly
Size
65 hectare
Established
1790

Chantepierre estate has been set up in Tavel for more than three centuries, and been farmed by generations of the Paly family within living memory. The company is co-managed by siblings Anne Luce Coulomb Paly and Christian Paly.

The 65 hectare domaine mainly produces Tavel, Lirac and Côte du Rhône. Regional grape varieties and diverse terroir allow the Chantepierre estate to offer a beautiful range of charming wines.

Wines Available


Côte du Rhône Chantepierre, , Domaine Chantepierre

Côte du Rhône Chantepierre

Origin: Rhône, France

Clay and Limestone soils, vines averaging 25-years yielding 45 hl/ha.

Vinification

Harvest is de-stemmed, then vatted for two weeks. Pumping over several times during the alcoholic fermentation.

Grape Variety

Grenache/Garnacha 60%, Syrah/Shiraz 20%, Carignan 10%, Mourvèdre 10%

Alcohol by Volume

ABV 14.5%

Winemaker's Notes

Bright lively garnet red. Powerful aromas of spice and red fruit. Soft attack, structure and mellowed, good long finish.

Lirac Chantepierre, , Domaine Chantepierre

Lirac Chantepierre

Origin: Tavel, Rhône, France

Chantepierre estate has been set up in Tavel from more than 3 centuries. Indeed, it’s been farmed by the same Paly family since, at least, the end of the 17th century.

This family structure is co-managed by Anne Luce Coulomb-Paly and Christian Paly, brother and sister.

The 65 hectares domain mainly produces Tavel and Lirac AOC, Côtes du Rhône and IGP wines.

This wealth of Appellations, grape varieties and terroirs, allows Chantepierre Estate to offer a beautiful range of charming wines. From soils of rounded stones.

Vinification

From soils of rounded stones. Maceration for three weeks, then barrel ageing for 12 months.

Grape Variety

Grenache/Garnacha 50%, Syrah/Shiraz 30%, Carignan 10%, Mourvèdre 10%

Alcohol by Volume

ABV 14.5%

Winemaker's Notes

Bright deep crimson shot through with mauve. Animally, ripe fruit, caramel. Soft attack, good structure, aftertaste of liquorices, notes of toast at the end.

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