The Domaine Jean Royer of Châteauneuf-du-Pape of Rhone Valley

Domaine Jean Royer - Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc
The winery offers 18 different wines
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Its wines get an average rating of 4.
It is ranked in the top 11 of the estates of Rhone Valley.
It is located in Châteauneuf-du-Pape in the region of Rhone Valley
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The Domaine Jean Royer is one of the world's great estates. It offers 18 wines for sale in of Châteauneuf-du-Pape to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Domaine Jean Royer wines

Looking for the best Domaine Jean Royer wines in Châteauneuf-du-Pape among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Domaine Jean Royer wines. Also find some food and wine pairings that may be suitable with the wines from this area. Learn more about the region and the Domaine Jean Royer wines with technical and enological descriptions.

The top white wines of Domaine Jean Royer

Food and wine pairings with a white wine of Domaine Jean Royer

How Domaine Jean Royer wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or mature and hard cheese such as recipes of country-style snow peas, cream and tuna quiche or savoyard fondue (but succulent).

The best vintages in the white wines of Domaine Jean Royer

  • 2015With an average score of 3.80/5

The grape varieties most used in the white wines of Domaine Jean Royer.

  • Grenache
  • Clairette
  • Bourboulenc
  • Viognier
  • Roussanne
  • Marsanne

Discovering the wine region of Châteauneuf-du-Pape

The wine region of Châteauneuf-du-Pape is located in the region of Rhône méridional of Rhone Valley of France. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Pegau or the Château Rayas produce mainly wines red and white. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Châteauneuf-du-Pape are Mourvèdre, Roussanne and Clairette, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Châteauneuf-du-Pape often reveals types of flavors of iron, chestnut or red licorice and sometimes also flavors of tarragon, pencil shavings or cured meat.

In the mouth of Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 704 estates and châteaux in the of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, producing 1551 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape go well with generally quite well with dishes of lamb, pork or poultry.

The top red wines of Domaine Jean Royer

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Domaine Jean Royer

How Domaine Jean Royer wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of lamb, pork or poultry such as recipes of risotto of penne with chorizo and merguez, roast pork with prunes or english breakfast.

Organoleptic analysis of red wines of Domaine Jean Royer

On the nose the red wine of Domaine Jean Royer. often reveals types of flavors of cherry, microbio or floral and sometimes also flavors of cigar box, chocolate or black cherries. In the mouth the red wine of Domaine Jean Royer. is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

The best vintages in the red wines of Domaine Jean Royer

  • 2009With an average score of 4.50/5
  • 2006With an average score of 4.45/5
  • 2012With an average score of 4.14/5
  • 2016With an average score of 4.09/5
  • 2017With an average score of 4.02/5
  • 2015With an average score of 4.00/5

The grape varieties most used in the red wines of Domaine Jean Royer.

  • Grenache
  • Shiraz/Syrah
  • Mourvedre
  • Cinsault

Discover the grape variety: Grenache

Grenache noir is a grape variety that originated in Spain. It produces a variety of grape specially used for the elaboration of wine. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by medium to large bunches, and grapes of medium size. Grenache noir can be found in many vineyards: South West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Provence & Corsica, Languedoc & Roussillon, Rhone Valley, Loire Valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.

Discover other wineries and winemakers neighboring the Domaine Jean Royer

Planning a wine route in the of Châteauneuf-du-Pape? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of wines similar to Domaine Jean Royer.

Discover the grape variety: Roussanne

Roussane is a white grape variety, planted on an area of more than 700 ha. Originally from Montélimar, it is also found in Savoie, Languedoc and Roussillon, and grows very well in calcareous, poor, stony soil. It prefers to be pruned short. Roussane is also called fromenteau, barbin or bergeron. The young leaves are bubbled with fine down. When adult, they become thicker. It flowers in June and matures in mid-September. The grapes are cylindrical in shape, the berries are small and turn red when ripe, and the wine produced from pure Roussane is of extraordinary quality. It has a delicate aroma reminiscent of coffee, honeysuckle, iris and peony. The taste of this wine improves with age. It is part of the blend of the appellations Vin-de-Savoie, Côtes-du-Vallée du Rhône or Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

News about Domaine Jean Royer and wines from the region

Southern Rhône 2020: full report and top scoring wines

Southern Rhône 2020 overall rating: 4/5 Fresh, juicy and immediate reds with lower alcohol than recent years, though some lack concentration. Beautiful white wines. Southern Rhône 2020 red wine of the vintage: Domaine de la Janasse, Chaupin, Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2020 Southern Rhône 2020 white wine of the vintage: Château de Beaucastel, Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2020 Some vintages, such as 2016 and 2018, produce one style of wine in the Southern Rhône and a very different one in the Northern Rhône. In 2 ...

Berry Bros & Rudd cuts packaging with capsule-free wine

UK-based Berry Bros & Rudd said it will start selling capsule-free wine this month, beginning with its ‘Own Selection’ Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2019, produced for the company by Château La Nerthe. The fine wine and spirits merchant said it also planned to remove capsules from other Own Selection products in a phased initiative that aims to reduce packaging, preserve materials and avoid waste. While some wines for longer-term ageing are considered to benefit from capsules, Berry Bros & ...

Walls: Domaine de la Janasse, Vieilles Vignes 2011-2000 vertical

Some Châteauneufs are more reliable than others. When I visit the region to taste the new vintage every year, Domaine de la Janasse’s cuvée Vieilles Vignes regularly features among the best. It’s a particularly dense and concentrated wine when young, and it always strikes me that, even for Châteauneuf, it’s a wine that needs extended ageing to show its best. I was keen to acquire a more complete understanding of how this cuvée develops, so I visited brother-and-sister team Isabelle and Christoph ...

The word of the wine: Wiring

Action of periodically filling barrels containing wine, in order to offset evaporation and maintain a maximum level. The topping up allows to avoid the phenomenon of oxidation.