Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe: Six Generations of Excellence in Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Brilliant deep ruby wine with a complex, perfumed nose of raspberries, tea spice, and floral accents. The palate offers a medium to full-bodied experience, excellent structure, lively acidity, and seamlessly integrated ripe tannins. Culminating in a long, elegant finish, this wine showcases sophistication in every sip.
- 96 Points Wine Enthusiast
- 96 Points James Suckling
- Blend of 65% Grenache Noir, 15% Mourvèdre, 15% Syrah, Cinsault, Clairette and sundry others 5%.
Cellaring: Now to 2035
Food Pairing: Grilled lamb, roasted game, beef stew, or hearty casseroles. The wine's complexity and robust character can also complement aged cheeses like Gouda or aged cheddar.
STORY BEHIND THIS WINE
Established in 1891, Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe, guided by the Brunier family for six generations, thrives on Châteauneuf-du-Pape's La Crau Plateau. With 70-year-old vineyards, their terroir, marked by Alpine glacier pebbles, imparts distinctive minerality. Managed by the fifth and sixth generations—Nicolas, Édouard, and Manon—the estate prioritises organic and sustainable grape-growing. Their commitment to tradition and meticulous care results in hand-harvested, high-quality fruit for an exceptional vintage