Chateauneuf du Pape is one of the most renowned wines of France. It is a wine with a rich history and with a lot of fame. Chateauneuf du Pape is located between Avignon and Orange, amidst extensive vineyards. The place itself is known by the ruins of the former 14th century papal summer palace. The place also owes its name to this.
Also very well known from Chateauneuf du Pape are the large pebbles in the vineyards that retain the warmth of the daytime at night, so that the grapes ripen optimally and evenly.
Chateau Maucoil is located on the road from Chateauneuf du Pape to Mont Ventoux, close to Orange. Chateau Maucoil is a beautiful winery which lies between the oldest vines of the Rhône. The vineyard is 30 hectares, of which 3 hectares are planted with white grape varieties. The diversity of the soil contributes to the aromatic complexity of the wines.