AOP Gigondas Cellier des Prince Red

AOP Gigondas Cellier des Prince Red

This Gigondas is made from vineyards located in the Village of Gigondas within the montain range called Dentelles de Montmirail, named after their sharp-edged ridges and spikes that look like lace (=dentelles)

Terroir
Alluvial terraces of red clay and limestone with gravels.
Grape varieties
Grenache 80%, Syrah 10%, Mourvèdre 5%, Cinsault 5%.
Winemaking
Destalking, crushing, 3 to 4 days of maceration with daily release and punching of the cap. Controlled temperature at 20° to 30°C.
Ageing
9 months in tank. No oak to show the purest expression of the fruit and terroir.
Tasting notes
Deep ruby red colour. The wines has a very aromatic nose and shows intense red fruits, macerated black fruits and liquorice. The wine exhibits also a lot of Mediterranean spices and herbs such as thyme, rosemary and lavender. The wine is generous, powerful and full bodied. Even if the wine is structured, the tannins remain smooth. Racy finish with a great depth.
Tasting advices
To enjoy now or can be kept 6 – 10 years. Serve at 16°-18°C
Food pairings
It will perfectly match meat dishes with sauce such as roasted meat, t-bone steaks with schallots, spicy dishes as well and fine cheeses.
picto-recommandation
Awards

Vintage 2023 : Gold medal Féminalises 2024 ; Gold medal Terre de Vins
Vintage 2022 : 90 Pts James Suckling
Vintage 2021 : 15.5 Jancis Robinson
Vintage 2019 : 90 Pts & Gold Medal Gilbert & Gaillard
Vintage 2016 : Gold Medal Gilbert & Gaillard