Charvin Côtes du Rhône Blanc

Appellation: Côtes du Rhône. Cuvée: Blanc. Colour: White. Grapes: Bourboulenc 45%, Clairette 25%, Roussanne 20%, Grenache Blanc 10%. About: a tiny production of 1200 bottles from old vines, a wine that spotlights the usually junior partner in Châteauneuf-du-Pape whites, Bourboulenc here playing the major role and displaying all the lovely vegetal fruit and acidity it … Continue reading Charvin Côtes du Rhône Blanc

Charvin Côtes du Rhône Rosé

Appellation: Côtes du Rhône. Cuvée: Rosé. Colour: Rosé. Grapes: Grenache 50%, Cinsault 40%, Carignan 10%. About: not just another Rosé, this is Laurent Charvin’s expression of Cinsualt insofar as it comprises 40% of the blend and provides all the juiciness in this delicious easy drinking Rosé that can serve both as apero or lunchtime wine. … Continue reading Charvin Côtes du Rhône Rosé

Charvin Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Appellation: Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Cuvée: Rouge. Colour: Red. Grapes: Grenache 85%, Mourvèdre, Syrah and Vaccarèse, around 5% each. About: a classic of the Appellation and an outstanding southern French wine, an outstanding example of Grenache Noir. Every year the wine gets better and fully reflects the vintage. It’s fabulously rich, yet always refreshing and very elegant. Always … Continue reading Charvin Châteauneuf-du-Pape