AOP Côtes du Rhône Hérédita

AOP Côtes du Rhône Hérédita

Hérédita is a cuvée born from the collaboration between Philippe Cambie, the Grenache master, specialist of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cru, named « Winemaker of the Year 2010 » by Robert Parker, and Thierry Ferlay, talented winemaker of Cellier des Princes since 2009.
This exceptional Cuvée made from old vines of Grenache combines tradition and modernity. .
As a motto « NOVE SED NON NOVA », not new material, but new way.

Download:2021
Terroir
Clay, silicious soils and limestone with some round pebbles on the surface. The average age of the vines is 40 years, located in the following localities: Coudoulet, Janasse, Cassanets, Bédines and Saint Georges. Yields of our wines versus official yield: between 40 and 45 hl/ha vs. 51 hl/ha max.
Grape varieties
Grenache 70% and Syrah 30%
Winemaking
Totally destemmed, 4 weeks vatting time with daily releases and pumping over. Controlled fermentation temperature between 25° and 30° C..
Ageing
Aged in 228 L French oak barrels for 12 months. French oak barrels from famous Bourgogne cooperage (2-4 wines).
Tasting notes
Very elegant and perfumed nose, exhibiting note of fresh red berries and liquorice. Velvety mouthfeel with smooth tannins and a finale showing a lot of spices.
Tasting advices
To enjoy now or can be kept 3-4 years. Serve at 14 – 16°C.
Food pairings
This can be enjoyed now with any Mediterranean dishes, grilled meat, stew and cheese.
picto-recommandation
Awards

Vintage 2021 : Gold Orange // 91pts International Wine Report
Vintage 2020 : Gold Féminalises
Vintage 2019 : Gold Terres de Vin // Gold Gilbert & Gaillard // 16.5 Jancis Robinson
Vintage 2018 : Gold Pertuis // 89-92 Pts Jeb Dunnuck
Vintage 2017 : 89-91 by Jeb Dunnuck