IGP Méditerranée Chardonnay Viognier Cellier des Princes white

IGP Méditerranée Chardonnay Viognier Cellier des Princes white

2 grapes varieties matching together extremely well. Chardonnay brings elegance, floral notes and freshness. As for Viognier, a typical white grape from the Rhône, it brings very aromatic notes of tropical fruits, honey and roundness.

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Terroir
Clay and silicious. Coming from vineyards surrounding Châteauneuf du Pape
Grape varieties
Chardonnay 50 %, Viognier 50%.
Winemaking
Destalking, pressing. Fermentation at low temperature 12 to 14° C in stainless. No malolactic fermentation in order to keep a maximum of freshness and to control the acidity. Early bottling at the end of the winter to keep a maximum of fruit and freshness.
Ageing
2 months in stainless tank.
Tasting notes
This wine issued from 2 aromatic grape varietals has a nice shining clear pale gold colour. Winemaking at low temperature enhances the aromas such as white flowers given by Chardonnay, but also peach and ripe apricot given by Viognier. In the mouth, the wine is very aromatic and round with subtle freshness. You will find citrus lemon and tangerine undertones.
Tasting advices
To enjoy now or can be kept 1 – 2 years. Serve at 10°-12°C
Food pairings
Enjoyed chilled by itself or with shellfish, grilled fish, with salads or steamed vegetables.
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Awards

Vintage 2022 : 91-92pts Vert de Vin // Gold Medal Gilbert & Gaillard
Vintage 2021 : Gold Medal Concours Général Agricole Paris 2022 & Gold Gilbert & Gaillard
Vintage 2020 : Gold Gilbert & Gaillard
Vintage 2019 : Gold Orange
Vintage 2018 : Gold Pertuis
Vintage 2017 : Gold Gilbert & Gaillard
Vintage 2016 : Gold Gilbert & Gaillard