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Domaine La Boutiniere was founded in 1920 by Félix Vidal. This family -owned company is now run by Fourth-Generation winemaker, Frédéric Boutin, who has been the owner and winemaker since 1997. Domaine La Boutiniere represents 12 hectares of property with 10 hectares in the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation and 2 hectares in the Courthezon region. Vines are an average of 70 years old and the wines are produced from all 13 grape varieties allowed in the Chateauneuf appellation.
Rhone Valley, France
60% Clairette, 20% Grenache, 10% Bourboulenc, 10% Roussanne
The vines, which average 70 years old, grow at an elevation of 394 feet above sea-level on clay and limestone soils covered with large quartz pebbles called “Galets”. Domaine La Boutiniere has 11 hectares of vineyards in 8 different parcels within Chateauneuf du Pape, including the crus of La Crau, Le Boucou, Coste Froid, and Roumiguière.
A bright gold color
Beautiful notes of white flowers and pear
This medium-bodied white has fresh acidity and notes of white peach, golden apples and a long, complex finish of honey and wild Provencal herbs.