Côtes du Rhône Blanc "Sélection" - Cellier des Princes
Cellier des Princes

Côtes du Rhône "Sélection" White

Most of our growers own vineyards of Châteauneuf du Pape and vineyards of Côtes du Rhône. For that reason, the large majority of the grapes used in our Côtes du Rhône have been hand harvested since they can use the same team of harvesters. This way we can offer a superior quality.
    • Terroir

      Clay and limestone. The vineyards are surrounding Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

    • Grape Varieties

      Grenache blanc 45%, Clairette 27%, Roussane 15%, Viognier 7%, Marsanne 3%, Bourboulenc 3%.

    • Winemaking

      Destalking, limited skin contact to preserve freshness and pneumatic pressing. Fermentation in stainless at low temperature 14 to 16° C.
      No malolactic fermentation in order to preserve a maximum of freshness and tension.

    • Ageing

      2 to 3 months in stainless tanks before bottling.

    • Tasting Notes

      This wine is clear and brilliant and shows a yellow gold colour with some green reflections.
      The vinification at low temperature enhances the aromatic finesse and brings some floral elegance with acacias flowers.
      The wines exhibits a perfect balance between freshness, fruit aromas such as apricot and acidity.

    • Tasting Advices

      To enjoy now or can be kept up to 2 - 3 years. Serve at 10°-12°C

    • Food Pairings

      Enjoyed as an aperitif, it will also match shellfish, cod or salmon.

    • Awards

      2020 : 90 Pts "Wine Enthusiast" // 90 Pts James Suckling // Gold Gilbert & Gaillard
      2019 : Gold Paris
      2018 : Gold Gilbert & Gaillard
      2017 : Silver Orange
      2016 : Gold Paris

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