Domaine du Pégau Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Laurence is a red wine made mainly with Red Grenache and with a little Syrah, Mourvèdre and other red varieties authorised by the AOC Châteauneuf-du-Pape to which it belongs. It is produced by Domaine du Pégau.
Domaine du Pégau is considered one of the main producers of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. They cultivate 70 hectares spread over 11 different vineyards and produce a wide range of quality wines. Overall, the vines are on average 40 years old. They harvest them when the grapes are fully ripe and vinify with native yeasts, without adding commercial yeasts.
The vineyards for Domaine du Pégau Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Laurence have soils consisting of pebbles, and clayey and calcareous mixtures, with a ferric and sandy tendency.
Domaine du Pégau Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Laurence is harvested manually, with an initial selection of bunches being performed in the field. In the winery the bunches are not destemmed, they are vatted whole and the different varieties are vatted together. The must ferments in cement vats without temperature control and with native yeasts for about 10 days. Lastly the wine is gently sulphited and undergoes an ageing of about two years in a 30 to 50 hectolitre foudre.
Domaine du Pégau Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Laurence is a red wine that is a coupage of Rhone varieties, and with an ageing potential of around 10 years.