Gigondas - Cellier des Princes
Cellier des Princes

Gigondas - Cellier des Princes

This Gigondas is made from vineyards located in the Village of Gigondas within the montain range called Dentelles de Montmirail, named after their sharp-edged ridges and spikes that look like lace (=dentelles)
    • Terroir

      Alluvial terraces of red clay and limestone with gravels.

    • Grape Varieties

      Grenache 80%, Syrah 10%, Mourvèdre 5%, Cinsault 5%.

    • Winemaking

      Destalking, crushing, 3 to 4 days of maceration with daily release and punching of the cap. Controlled temperature at 20° to 30°C.

    • Ageing

      9 months in tank. No oak to show the purest expression of the fruit and terroir.

    • Tasting Notes

      Deep ruby red colour.
      The wines has a very aromatic nose and shows intense red fruits, macerated black fruits and liquorice. The wine exhibits also a lot of Mediterranean spices and herbs such as thyme, rosemary and lavender.
      The wine is generous, powerful and full bodied. Even if the wine is structured, the tannins remain smooth.
      Racy finish with a great depth.

    • Tasting Advices

      To enjoy now or can be kept 6 - 10 years. Serve at 16°-18°C

    • Food Pairings

      It will perfectly match meat dishes with sauce such as roasted meat, t-bone steaks with schallots, spicy dishes as well and fine cheeses.

    • Awards

      Vintage 2019 : 90 Pts & Gold Medal Gilbert & Gaillard
      Vintage 2016 : Gold Medal Gilbert & Gaillard

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