Domaine de Ferrand, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, France 2019
Domaine de Ferrand is a small estate with only 7.5 hectares of Châteauneuf-du-Pape vineyards spread over 6 parcels in 4 lieux dits, half being 95 to 110 year old vines. Philippe Bravay's Châteauneuf-du-Pape is precise and clean, he doesn't use any barriques and keeps intervention to a minimal in the winery. These wine only better with age.
Grapes: 90% Grenache, 10% field blend
Soil: Sandy clay, Galets Roules