Domaine Chantepierre

Domaine de Chantepierre is produced at the Cave de Vigneron de Tavel, from a vineyard owned by the President of the Cave Cooperative, Christian Padie. The Cave de Tavel represents 85 growers, which accounts for almost half of the production in the appellation. In addition to Tavel the Cave also produces wines from Cotes du Rhone, Cotes du Rhone Villages, and Lirac. Paul Sanches is the head winemaker.

Cotes du Rhone

Black Grenache 50%, Syrah 30%, Carignan 10%, Mourvèdre 10%. Domaine de Chantepierre is produced at the Cave de Vigneron de Tavel. The wines are produced from an estate owned by the President of the Cave Cooperative, Christian Padie. Paul Sanches makes the wines from vineyards near Chateaneuf du Pape and Avignon. Stainless fermentation and frequent pumping over the must produces a lush, rich CDR that over delivers for its gentle price.

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Price: Fl $96, 5cs $88, 10cs $80.