IGP Vaucluse "MERLOT...des Princes"
Cellier des Princes

IGP Vaucluse - MERLOT

Merlot a very typical grape variety from Bordeaux but can also grow in the Rhône with excellent results, as the hot and dry climate from the Rhône allows the Merlot to ripen well keeping enough acidity to be well balanced.
    • Terroir

      Clay and silicious. Coming from vineyards surrounding Châteauneuf du Pape.

    • Grape Varieties

      Merlot 100%.

    • Winemaking

      Destalking, 8 to 10 days vatting time , pumping over and punching of the cap. Traditional vinification with controlled temperature at 26 to 28°C.

    • Ageing

      6 months in tank

    • Tasting Notes

      This deep red coloured wine shows expressive and complex aromas of blackcurrant, liquorice and wild spices. In the mouth, it is soft and velvety with pleasant flavours of red fruits with a spicy finale.

    • Tasting Advices

      To enjoy now or can be kept up to 2 - 3 years. Serve at 14°-16°C.

    • Food Pairings

      This wine will perfectly match ribs, pizzas, roasted meat and cheese.

    • Awards

      Vintage 2019 : Gold Paris, Gold Gilbert & Gaillard, Gold 70M de Dégustateurs
      Vintage 2018 : Gold Pertuis
      Vintage 2017 : Gold Pertuis
      Vintage 2016 : Gold Gilbert & Gaillard, Silver Pertuis, Bronze Féminalise
      Vintage 2015 : Gold Paris, Gold Gilbert & Gaillard

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