Châteauneuf du Pape - La Chasse des Princes

Châteauneuf du Pape - La Chasse des Princes

This range has been created in 2017 and is dedicated to gastronomic wines matching with game dishes. This Châteauneuf du Pape will perfectly match Venison, as represented on the label.
    • Terroir

      Clay and siliceous covered with rounded pebbles

    • Grape Varieties

      Grenache 90%, Mourvèdre 5 %, Syrah 5 %

    • Winemaking

      Careful pruning, de-budding, de-leafing and green harvest. 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.
      Rather than showing just concentration, the wine is showing finesse and elegance.

    • Tasting Advices

      To enjoy now or can be kept 5-8 years. Serve at 16°-18°C

    • Food Pairings

      It will be appreciated with venison and wild mushrooms wellington, squash and venison tajine, grilled ribeye or fine cheeses.

    • Awards

      Vintage 2021 : 90 Pts Suckling
      Vintage 2020 : Or Lyon
      Vintage 2019 : Or Féminalises
      Vintage 2018 : Gold Lyon
      Vintage 2017 : Gold Mâcon
      Vintage 2016 : 93 Pts Wine Enthusiast // Gold Gilbert & Gaillard

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