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TERROIR at BEAUCASTEL, COURTHÉZON

SPRING IS IN THE AIR

APRIL 2017

LES PRINTEMPS DE CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE

SATURDAY 8 APRIL, SUNDAY 9 APRIL, 2017 [OPEN TO ALL], MONDAY 10 APRIL 2017 [TRADE DAY]

SALLE DUFAYS, CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE, 10.00-18.00 HRS SATURDAY & SUNDAY, 10.00-19.00 MONDAY

COST: €10 with a tasting glass

INFORMATION: +33(0)490 83 71 08 www.lesprintempsdechateauneufdupape.fr contact@lesprintempsdechateauneufdupape.fr

This started as a Fair for the younger group of growers at CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE, but has enlarged to being more of a spring celebration of the wines of the noble appellation. 90 Domaines and Châteaux will be involved, showing and selling their wines. This year there will also be a presence from CORSICA.

For €40 you can review the 2007 vintage, which is not something I would hasten to do, given how hot and potent were many of the wines. That is in the ÉCOLE PRIMAIRE ALBERT CAMUS at 11.00 and at 16.30 on SATURDAY 8 APRIL.

On the food front, there will be a market and SLOW FOOD products. Truffles from VENTOUX, oysters from CANCALE, strawberries, a wide selection of cheese and much more will be available. A 2016 blanc with some oysters would be a belle marriage.

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