Châteauneuf du Pape 2016 Domaine Font de Michelle

Made by the Gonnet family who has a long and rich history of winemaking in the region and produces refined wines that reflect their terroir.

The vines used for the elaboration of their benchmark Châteauneuf du Pape are on average 45 years old. After a traditional fermentation, the wine is matured in a mix of large oak barrels called Foudre and, 200L barrels. Powerful yet elegant with cherry aromas and white pepper and spicy notes.

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In Bond Châteauneuf-du-Pape ‘Etienne Gonnet’, Domaine Font de Michelle 2016 – Case of 6x75cl

Châteauneuf-du-Pape ‘Etienne Gonnet’, Domaine Font de Michelle 2016 is now available in bond.

Guillaume Gonnet’s winemaking is a return to the style of wines favoured by his father, showing tremendous purity of fruit with very low intervention. The Cuvee Etienne Gonnet is named after Guillaume’s grandfather, a one-time mayor of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.  Made from very old vines, some more than 110 years of age.  70% Grenache, 15% Mourvedre, 15% Syrah.

“Cask sample. Dark black fruit, as if it has been condensed and concentrated. Wonderful purity on the palate, with supple tannin and rich cocoa aromas. Finishes with a lighter touch than expected, but that’s no bad thing for Châteauneuf! 17 points” Richard Hemming MW, jancisrobinson.com, November 2017.

Offered for sale, in bond. Price shown is per case (6x75cl bottles) and excludes delivery, UK duty and VAT which will be charged at the prevailing rate when the wine is released from bond. Please note, no further discounts apply to fine wines purchased online in bond. Reward points do not accrue on fine wine IB orders, nor may they be used to purchase fine wines.

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2016 Châteauneuf du Pape Blanc Domaine Font de Michelle

Made by the Gonnet family who has a long and rich history of winemaking in the region and produces refined wines that reflect their terroir.

Matured for 9 months in one year old oak barrels for Roussanne grapes and in thermo-regulated vats for the rest. Full bodied with intense stone fruits flavours alongside fresh notes of apple, melon and honeysuckle. Can be enjoyed now or will keep for a few years.

En Primeur Châteauneuf-du-Pape ‘Elegance de Jeanne’ Domaine Font de Michelle 2017, Case of 6x75cl

En Primeur Châteauneuf-du-Pape ‘Elegance de Jeanne’ Domaine Font de Michelle is now available.

Guillaume Gonnet’s winemaking is a return to the style of wines favoured by his father, showing tremendous purity of fruit with very low intervention.

“Tasted blind. Cherry, redcurrant and cranberry with subtle floral notes and delicious spice on the palate. Medium body, light tannins, a touch of milk chocolate to finish. The more delicate face of Châteauneuf. “
17 points, Richard Hemming MW, jancisrobinson.com, November 2018.

Offered for sale ‘En Primeur’ under bond. Price shown is per case (6x75cl bottles) and excludes UK duty and VAT which will be charged at the prevailing rate when the wine is released from bond. Onward delivery from bond charges are not included, free delivery on orders above £100 does not apply. Reward Card points are not accruable or redeemable on ‘En Primeur’ or In Bond sales.

En Primeur Châteauneuf-du-Pape ‘Font de Michelle’ Domaine Font de Michelle 2017, Case of 6x75cl

En Primeur Châteauneuf-du-Pape ‘Font de Michelle’ Domaine Font de Michelle is now available.

Guillaume Gonnet’s winemaking is a return to the style of wines favoured by his father, showing tremendous purity of fruit with very low intervention. 70% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre, 10% Cinsault, aged in a myriad of cement vats, old foudres and demi-muids (600-800 litre barrels).

Offered for sale ‘En Primeur’ under bond. Price shown is per case (6x75cl bottles) and excludes UK duty and VAT which will be charged at the prevailing rate when the wine is released from bond. Onward delivery from bond charges are not included, free delivery on orders above £100 does not apply. Reward Card points are not accruable or redeemable on ‘En Primeur’ or In Bond sales.

2017 Châteauneuf du Pape Domaine Font de Michelle

Made by the Gonnet family who has a long and rich history of winemaking in the region and produces refined wines that reflect their terroir.

The vines used for the elaboration of their benchmark Châteauneuf du Pape are on average 45 years old. After a traditional fermentation, the wine is matured in a mix of large oak barrels called Foudre and, 200L barrels. Powerful yet elegant with cherry aromas and white pepper and spicy notes.

French still red wine from South Rhone Valley France, made with Grenache, Cinsault, Mourvedre and Syrah.

Davy’s Rhône En Primeur 2017 Tasting, The Tappit Hen, Thursday 7th March 2019, 5.00pm-8.00pm SOLD OUT

Date: Thursday 7th March 2019

Venue: Tappit Hen, 21-23 St. Swithin’s Lane, London, EC3N 8AD

Time: 5.00pm – 8.00pm

Tickets: £30.00

Davy’s Wine Merchants are delighted to invite you to our 2017 Rhône En Primeur tasting at our newest Davy’s Wine bar and restaurant, the Tappit Hen on St. Swithin’s Lane.

After two very good vintages, early impressions of 2017 are looking very positive and there are definitely some gems to be found. We will be showing wines from some of our favourite Producers, including: Domaine Francois Villard, Domaine Niero, Domaine du Colombier, Domaine Garon, Domaine Clusel-Roch and Domaine du Cayron and Domaine Font de Michelle to name a few.

With over 20 barrel samples to try, this is a great opportunity to discover the 2017 vintage. Our fine wine team will be on hand, giving their expert opinion on the evolution of the wines and how they will develop over the next few years.

Tickets are very limited and offered on a first come, first served basis, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

If you wish to book a table for supper afterwards, you can do so by clicking here, alternatively, you can call the bar directly on 020 7621 1148 to make your reservation.

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