Celebrated red wine produced in the Rhone region in southern France; powerful and full-bodied.
(Shot-toe-noof duh Pop) - An excellent, complex red dry wine from the Rhone region of Southern France, made from a blend of up to 13 specified grapes and boasting a heritage that reaches back to the Fourteenth Century sojourn of the Catholic Popes in nearby Avignon (hence, "new castle of the Popes").
(shah-toe-nuff doo pahp) or "new castle of the Pope" is a village in the Rhone valley of France whose red wines are made from Grenache and Syrah grapes.
(shah-toe-nuff-doo pahp) red wine village in the Rhøne region
White and red wines of the southern Rhone Valley. The red is far more popular than the white, and is most often a Grenache and Syrah-based blend.
Full bodied red wine from the southern Rhone. Made from a blend of 13 permitted grape varieties.
(chah-toe-nuff doo pahp) Literally the "new castle of the Popes," this was the summer home of the Popes while the papacy resided in nearby Avignon, France in the 1300s. It is now one of the best known wine producing regions of the southern Rhone. With 13 grapes to choose from, and a higher minimum alcohol content than most wines, Chateauneuf-du-Pape is worth exploring.