It is a family-run business that was established in 1952 by Roger Sabon. Today the estate is composed of an 18 ha vineyard on the eastern bank of the Rhône river in the Châteauneuf du Pape appel- lation scattered on 14 different plots.
On the western bank, the vineyard includes 12 ha in the Lirac appel- lation, 6 ha in CDR and 14 in VDF.
Red VIN DE FANCE « LE SABOUNET »
SOL : Clay and limestone
GRAPE VARIETY : Grenache / Syrah / Cinsault
VINIFICATION / AGING : handpicking. Destemmed har- vest. Fermentation temperature regulated around 24° in order to favour fruity aromas. 15-day-tank maceration of berries. Daily pumping overs. Ageing essentially processed in tanks.
PROFILE : Pretty deep purplish colour with undergrowth, toasted and ripe berries flavours. Harmonious and delec- table mouth with liquorice and fruity notes.
An entry-level-wine bearing a Mediterranean character with great body and nice fruit.
Anbaugebiet: Frankreich, Rhonetal, Vaucluse
Trauben: 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 5% Mauvèdre 5% Diverse