IGP Vaucluse "CHARDONNAY / VIOGNIER ...des Princes"
Cellier des Princes

IGP Vaucluse - Chardonnay/Viognier

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.
    • 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.

    • Awards

      Vintage 2020 : Gold Gilbert & Gaillard
      Vintage 2019 : Gold Orange
      Vintage 2018 : Gold Pertuis
      Vintage 2017 : Gold Gilbert & Gaillard
      Vintage 2016 : Gold Gilbert & Gaillard

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