Château Rayas

Château Rayas

Jacques Reynaud, who died in 1997, was one of the true characters in Châteauneuf. A notoriously shy and private man, he was known to avoid appointments by hiding in ditches that lined the rutted driveway leading to his château. However, he was recognised as one of the world's greatest winemakers and the legacy of Château Rayas is now continued by his son François.

So many practices here seem to run contrary to other producers in Châteauneuf - the 13 hectares of vines are north facing and contain none of the fabled "galets roulés". Only Grenache is used and yields at around 15hl/h are ridiculously low. Almost uniquely the wines are matured in the now rarely seen 450 litre "double-piéce" oak casks. These are substantial and exotically rich wines that are quite literally unique.

See more filters
Available for delivery or collection. Pricing includes duty and VAT.

Please note:

Wines sold "In Bond" (including BBX) or “En Primeur” are not available for immediate delivery and storage charges may apply.

Duty and VAT must be paid separately before delivery can take place.

Don't show me again
£610.00 – bottle (75cl)
Limited availability
Add item
2004 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Château Rayas Renaud
Red
2004
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Dry
14.0% Alcohol
Find out more
£685.00 – bottle (75cl)
Berrys' Carton Limited availability
Add item
1999 Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rouge, Ch. Rayas
Red
1999
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Dry
14.0% Alcohol
Find out more
Available in bond
Château Rayas, Assortment Case 7, 4bts of each: 99,00,04
Red
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Dry
14.0% Alcohol
Find out more
Available in bond
Château Rayas, Assortment Case 5, 2bts of each: 99,00,01,03,04,05
Red
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Dry
14.0% Alcohol
Find out more
Available in bond
2002 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc, Château Rayas, Rhône
White
2002
Drink now
Full Bodied
Dry
14.0% Alcohol
Find out more