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Chateau de Beaucastel
Winery Wines

Red wine 1979 Chateauneuf du Pape AOC, Rhône, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Registration number : #C71907

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 29 May 2005

The history of this famous French wine in the south Rhone is closely related to the Roman Catholic church connected. In the years 1309 to 1377 the city of Avignon was the seat of the popes and from 1378 to 1408 two counter-popes. Clement V (1264-1314) was the first pope in exile to be set up here in 1309, followed by another six. One of them was Pope John XXII, born in Cahors. (1244-1334), who chose Châteauneuf Castle as the summer residence. This had the castle expanded into a summer residence and gave important impulses to viticulture. He let winemakers out of the area Cahors come, who founded viticulture here and produced a red wine called "Vin...

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