Châteauneuf du Pape - Le Blason du Prince

Châteauneuf du Pape - Le Blason du Prince

Traditionnal Cuvée from Cellier des Princes. This Châteauneuf du Pape comes from our vineyards located on our 3 typical terroirs, Round Pebbles, Sandy soils, and limestone shingles.
    • Terroir

      Clay and siliceous covered with rounded pebbles mostly from the village of Courthezon.

    • 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.

    • 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

      2021 : 90-91 Pts Suckling
      2020 : 90-92 Pts Dunnuck // 90 Pts Suckling // Gold Gilbert & Gaillard
      2019 : 91 Pts Wine Enthusiast // 89-91 Pts Parker // 91 Pts Vinous
      2018 : Gold Lyon, 91 Pts Wine Enthusiast
      2017 : 92 Pts James Suckling // Gold Macon 2018 // Gold Gilbert & Gaillard 2018
      2016 : 93 Pts Wine Enthusiast // Gold Gilbert & Gaillard 2017 Guide 2018

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