Chateau Fortia Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge Tradition 2017


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Château Fortia Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge 'Tradition' is made from 85% Grenache and 15% Syrah grapes, aged in large oak foudres. This Châteauneuf is ripe, spicy and structured, with wonderful savoury flavours.

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RRP: £32.49 (save 14%)

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Château Fortia is one of the oldest estates in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Although it is named after the Marques de Fortia d'Urban, who owned the property in the 18th Century, it was most famously owned by the Le Roy family, who took control in the early 20th Century. The first was Baron Pierre Le Roy de Boiseumarie, who formed a local syndicate of growers who drew up regulations for the region's wines. These regulations concerned delimited area of production, controlling which vines could be planted, methods of cultivation and vinification, and compulsory grape sorting at harvest. The result of Baron Le Roy's actions was, ultimately, the creation of the Appellation Contrôlée system for all France, and Europe beyond.

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RRP £32.49
Vintage 2017
Alcoholic strength 14.5%
Serve with Lamb, or big game dishes
Grapes Grenache 65%, Syrah 25%, Mourvèdre 10%
Body D
Vegetarian Yes
Vegan Yes
Milk No
Eggs No
Organic No
Biodynamic No

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