Domaine de Villeneuve owns 8.4 hectares of vines in the Chateauneuf du Pape appellation. The vineyard is perfectly located in the north of the appellation, not far from Chateau Beaucastel on one side and with Mont Redon on the other.
The vineyard has old vines that range from about 30 years of age on the young side to more than 100 years old. Their best terroir is in the Palestor lieu-dit. The vineyard is planted to 70% Grenache, 16% Mourvedre, 8% Syrah, 4% Cinsault and 2% Clairette. The terroir ranges from sand to small rocks and stones to red clay in the soils.
This wine is made from a blend of 70% Grenache, 16% Mourvedre, 8% Syrah, 4% Cinsault and 2% Clairette, a white wine grape. The wine is produced from 8.4 hectares of vines that average 40 years of age.
Vinification takes place in red, cement tanks. The wine is aged in a combination of vat, demi-muids and old barrels that range in age for an average of 18 months before bottling. Slightly less than 2,000 cases of wine are produced each vintage.
Domaine de Villeneuve-Stanislas "Les Vieilles Vignes" 2013