Chateauneuf-Du-Pape Blanc, Domaine Chante Cigale

Chateauneuf-Du-Pape Blanc, Domaine Chante Cigale

Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
Domaine Chante Cigale
Clairette, Roussanne, Grenache Blanc
Wine Description:

Alexandre Sabon Feure is producing brilliant value white Chateauneuf-Du-Pape! Equal parts of Clairette, Grenache Blanc, Roussanne and Bourboulenc, it is full of ripe apricot, apple, peach flavours with balanced acidity and soft, well integrated oak.

Tasting Note:

A stylish white with inviting warm, spicey aromas. The full-flavoured palate suggests poached pears and white peaches and a long, lifted finish.

Vegetarian, Vegan

Food Suggestion:

Fuller flavoured pork or chicken dishes and rich seafood starters.

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Producer Description

Domaine Chante Cigale is located within the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape and has been owned by the Sabon Favier family for several generations. Consisting of 41 hectares, the domaine benefits from old vines, some of which are veritably ancient at over 100 years old.

Alexandre took over from his father Christian and is part of a new wave of producers in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, combining technical expertise with time-honoured winemaking. Alexandre is lauded by notable journalists including Steve Danzier and Jancis Robinson for his deftly-made and reasonably-priced wines. Domaine Chante Cigale has also built a reputation for specialising in white wines, of which they produce more than any other producer in the appellation.