Southern Rhône, France
95+ year old vines
Clay-limestone with galets roulés pebbles.
Yields are kept incredibly low (12-14 hl/ha)
Hand-harvested grapes, de-stemmed, sorted in the vineyard and again at the winery with a sorting table. Temperature-controlled in stainless steel tanks with daily pump-overs.
Exclusively aged in stainless steel during 14 months to maintain aromatics.
The Jeune family is a longstanding & well-known dynasty of Châteauneuf-du-Pape who can trace their ancestors back to the 14th century. The marriage of Christiane Establet with Pierre Elie Jeune in the 1960’s united the properties of these two venerable families, establishing Domaine du Grand Tinel, one of the largest estates in the appellation. The inspiration for the name Tinel comes from the Latin for “cask”. Today, Christophe Jeune and his two sisters, Beatrice and Isabelle, carry on the tradition of producing traditional-style Châteauneuf in a family-run affair