Gigondas - La Chasse des Princes

Gigondas - La Chasse des Princes

This range has been created in 2017 and is dedicated to gastronomic wines matching with game dishes. This Gigondas will be a perfect pairing with Wild Boar, as represented on the label.
    • 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 vatting time with daily release and punching of the cap. Controlled temperature at 25°-30°C.
      Vinification and maturing in cement vats.

    • 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 dishes with sauce such as braised wild boar shanks with sweet Soy, wild boar fillet with beetroot and cumin seeds, venison steaks and fine cheeses.

    • Awards

      Vintage 2022 : 89-92pts Jeb Dunnuck
      Vintage 2020 : 92 Pts Suckling // 90 pts Jeb Dunnuck
      Vintage 2019 : 90 Pts and Gold Medal Gilbert & Gaillard
      Vintage 2016 : Gold Medal Gilbert & Gaillard

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