Vacqueyras - La Chasse des Princes

Vacqueyras Red - La Chasse des Princes

This range has been created in 2017 and is dedicated to gastronomic wines matching with game dishes. This Vacqueyras will be a perfect pairing with pheasant, as represented on the label.
    • Terroir

      Clay and limestone soils with river stones from the "garrigues"

    • Grape Varieties

      65 % Grenache, 25 % Syrah, 10 % Mourvèdre

    • Winemaking

      Hand picked, with selection of plots according to their level of maturity.
      3 to 4 weeks maceration period. Pressing: by pneumatic press.
      Traditionnal ageing and vinification methods, with partial de-stemming according to the conditions of the particular vintage in concrete vats (with control of the fermentation temperature).

    • Ageing

      9 months in concrete tanks

    • Tasting Notes

      Ruby red color and limpid with purple reflections.
      The wine exhibits a bouquet of ripe fruit, blackcurrant coulis, strawberry jam, spice, violets with a hint of garrigue.
      Smooth and rich on the palate with soft tannins that pairs well with the liquorice flavours.
      Long finish with warms spices

    • Tasting Advices

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

    • Food Pairings

      This Vacqueyras will pair very well pheasant suprems with morels, veal chops with rosemary, rib-eye, or cep omelets.

    • Awards

      Vintage 2020 : 90 Pts & Gold Medal Gilbert et Gaillard
      Vintage 2016 : Gold Medal Gilbert et Gaillard

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