2020 Chateau De Beaucastel Chateauneuf-Du-Pape Hommage
2020 Chateau De Beaucastel Chateauneuf-Du-Pape Hommage The first vintage of Hommage à Jacques Perrin was produced in 1989. This 2020 blend consists of a majority of Mourvèdre, and offers great aging potential. Only produced in vintages that are suited to late ripening varieties, Hommage à Jacques Perrin is a limited production wine from the famous Perrin Family of the Southern Rhone Valley.
Chateau De Beaucastel
The first evidence of Château de Beaucastel as it exists today is in the sixteenth century. In 1909, Pierre Traminer bought the estate and then transferred it to his son-in-law Pierre Perrin, a scientist who further developed Beaucastel. His son, Jacques, continued his father’s efforts until 1978 and today, the torch is carried by Jacques’ sons, Jean-Pierre and François. They are joined by the fifth generation of Perrins—Marc, Pierre, Thomas, Cécile, Charles, Matthieu, and César.
The France vineyards of Château de Beaucastel are located on historic land where each of the 13 approved grapes varietals of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation are planted. The art of blending these 13 grapes has been passed down from one generation to the next. Beaucastel is, first of all, a family story, the story of Famille Perrin. Their main strength is being able to blend the talents of each family member to run the wine estate under common values: absolute respect for land and terroir; biodynamic culture as a philosophy of life; and the research of truth, balance, and elegance.