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Châteauneuf du Pape blanc -Cellier des Princes
Cellier des Princes

Châteauneuf du Pape blanc -Cellier des Princes

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Less than 5000 bottles per year, this white Châteauneuf du Pape is a hidden gem.
    • Terroir

      Clay and silicious covered with rounded pebbles

    • Grape Varieties

      Grenache Blanc 60%, Roussane 30%, Clairette 10%.

    • Winemaking

      Destalking, maceration of grape skin for 6 hours, pressing. Fermentation at low temperature 14 to 16° C in stainless tanks.
      Weekly stirring of the lees to add roundness and some fatness.

    • Ageing

      100% has been aged on lees in oak barrel for 6 months.

    • Tasting Notes

      This wine has a clear and brilliant gold colour . Winemaking at low temperature provides this wine with very subtle and delicate aromas. This highlights aromas of honeywax, stone fruits such as peach or plum, and white flowers like acacia or hawthorn. In the mouth, the balance between alcohol and acidity is perfect.

    • Tasting Advices

      To enjoy now or can be kept 3-4 years. Serve at 12°-14°C

    • Food Pairings

      This is a very elegant and delicate wine that perfectly matches both shellfish or fish, chicken in cream, and goat cheeses.

    • Awards

      Vintage 2019 : Gold Medal Gilbert & Gaillard
      Vintage 2018 : 91 Parker // 90 Pts Wine Enthuasiast // Gold Medal Gilbert & Gaillard
      Vintage 2017 : 90 Vinous
      Vintage 2016 : 91 Parker (Wine Advocate) // Gold Vinsobres

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