red wine

Château de Nalys
Grand vin

This Grand Vin de Châteauneuf-du-Pape
is a perfect example of the class and complexity of Château de Nalys.
An elegant palate with silky, powerful
and long-lasting tannins.

Château de Nalys – Grand Vin – Red

This wine is produced primarily from the terroir of “La Crau”, with the blend primarily Grenache reinforced by a strong proportion of Syrah, and complemented by Mourvèdre, Counoise and Vacarèse. The red wine of Château de Nalys is intense with a deep, dark, ruby red colour. A third of the wine is aged for 18 months in large oak vats and oak barrels. With aromas of small black fruits and spices, on the palate it has silky tannins and a powerful, long finish. This Grand Vin from Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a perfect illlustration of the nobility and complexity of the wines of Château de Nalys.

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Soil type

This wine is produced from three exceptional terroirs : « Nalys » (27%) with red sandstone typical of the Comtat and Saffres, « Bois Sénéchal » (23%) and « La Crau » (50%), both constituted of ancient alluvial stones from the Rhone, the famous galets.

Grape varieties

59% Grenache,
32% Syrah,
5% Mourvèdre,
3% Counoise,
1% Vacarèse.

Average age of vines

45 years of age

Average yield

35 Hl / hectare.

Vinification

Manual harvest and sorting, followed by vinification in wooden conical vats. Vinification lasts around 4 weeks.

Aging

Aging for 18 months of which 30% in wood (barrels and foudres).

Tasting note

Eye : Deep, dark and dense red.

Nose : Intense nose of red and black berries, spice.

Palate : Beautiful composition, silky tannins, power and elegance.

Overall : Expressive, noble and complete.

Millésime 2017
Service temperature

16-18°C (60-64°F)

Aging potential

15-20 years

Food pairing

Red meats grilled or cooked in sauces, game birds, aged cheeses.

The Wines of Château de Nalys