Châteauneuf du Pape - Domaine Les Escondudes
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Châteauneuf du Pape - Domaine Les Escondudes

The name "Escondudes" comes from the Spanish word "Escondidas" (hidden) in reference to the little hidden valley where the vineyard of Domaine Les Escondudes is situated in Bédarrides and belongs to Cellier des Princes since 2017 as the former owner wanted to retire while he had been bringing its production to Cellier des Princes for a few decades.
    • Terroir

      Rounded pebbles on a subsoil of clay in Bédarrides.

    • Grape Varieties

      Grenache 100%

    • Winemaking

      Destalking, 20 days fermentation in stainless steel with daily punching of
      the cap.
      Controlled temperature 27 to 32°C
      Maturing in concrete tanks to show the purest expression of the Grenache and terroir.

    • Ageing

      10 to 12 months in tank

    • Tasting Notes

      Thanks to its soil, its grape varieties and its traditional winemaking
      method, the Domaine des Escondudes offers an elegant tannic structure.
      It is full and round in the mouth with liquorice flavors and spices coming
      from the Grenache grape.
      This elegant wine exhibits red berries notes, such as redcurrant and cherry and a spicy finish. The tannins are polished and fine.

    • Tasting Advices

      To enjoy now or can be kept between 5 to 10 years.
      Serve at 16°-18°C

    • Food Pairings

      It will match dishes with sauce, roasted meat,
      game and cheese. Excellent with a rack of lamb.

    • Awards

      2018 : Gold Feminalise 2019
      2016 : 93 James Suckling // 91-93 Parker // 2* Guide Hachette //Gold CGA Paris 2018
      2015 : 90-92 Vinous // Gold Pertuis // Gold Medal Féminalises (Grand Prix d'excellence) // Silver IWC // Bronze Decanter
      2014 : Gold Gilbert & Gaillard 2015 Guide 2016 // Gold Feminalise 2015 // Jancis Robinson 16,5

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