Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge - Cellier des Princes
Cellier des Princes

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge - Cellier des Princes

Classic Cuvée from Cellier des Princes.
    • Terroir

      Round pebbles and sandy soils in the village of Courthezon. North-Est of the appellation Châteauneuf du Pape.

    • Grape Varieties

      Grenache 90%, Mourvèdre 5 %, Syrah 5 %

    • Winemaking

      Hand-picked at peak maturity and fast transportation in small containers to the winery to avoid juice release and oxydation.
      Destemming, 4 to 5 weeks maceration, pumping over and daily release. Controlled temperature at 28° to 30 °C.

    • Ageing

      Matured for 8-12 months in concrete tanks before bottling depending on the years. No oak to show the purest expression of the Grenache and terroir.

    • Tasting Notes

      This ruby red wine is very complex and elegant with aromas of red currant, red cherries, black berries with spicy overtones such as lavender, thyme and rosemary. Excellent balance in the mouth, tannins are elegant and silky. Due to the combination of the sandy subsoil and the Grenache, the wine is showing finesse and elegance.

    • Tasting Advices

      To enjoy now or can be kept 5-8 years. Serve at 16°-18°C

    • Food Pairings

      It will be appreciated with roasted meat, stew, game and will be perfect with cheese.

    • Awards

      Vintage 2020 : Gold Gilbert & Gaillard, Gold Feminalise
      Vintage 2019 : 91 Pts Wine Enthusiast // 90 Pts Tasted // 88-90 Pts Robert Parker, Gold Gilbert & Gaillard
      Vintage 2018 : Gold Gilbert & Gaillard, 91 Pts Decanter, 90 Pts Suckling, Gold Lyon
      Vintage 2017 : 93 Pts Wine Enthusiast // 2* Guide Hachette // 89-91 Pts Dunnuck // Gold Gilbert & Gaillard // Silver Decanter // Bronze IWC
      Vintage 2016 : 90 Pts Jeb Dunnuck // 90 Pts Parker // Gold Gilbert & Gaillard

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