Main grape varieties: Grenache, Syrah, and/or Mourvedre

What to expect: Dry. Full bodied. Moderate to high tannin and moderate acidity. Red currant, blackberry, plum, toast, and gamey notes.

Pair with: Mushroom-based dishes, duck, lamb, beef

Wine picks:

  • Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape (~$100)
  • Le Vieux Donjon Châteauneuf-du-Pape (~$58)
  • Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe Châteauneuf-du-Pape La Crau (~$104)
  • Domaine du Pégaü Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée (~$80)
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