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Most appellations of the Rhone Valley grow a single grape varietal. In Châteauneuf, however, 13 different grapes are authorized…
So we find here very different wines, where winemakers like to blend according to their convictions as to which grapes they believe are the most complimentary.
We try to get a grasp of the town of Châteauneuf, which is almost always on the bottles, during our tasting at Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe, which grows Grenache on octogenarian vines in rocky soil.