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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
70% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre, 10% Cinsault
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 lovely ruby red with notes of mature red fruit and cassis.
Beautiful notes of raspberries and balsamic tones lead way to long, velvety notes of vanilla and spice. A rich, delightfully satisfying red wine.