Hérédita is a cuvée born from the collaboration between Philippe Cambie, the Grenache master, specialist of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cru, named « Winemaker of the Year 2010 » by Robert Parker, and Thierry Ferlay, talented winemaker of Cellier des Princes since 2009.
This exceptional Cuvée made from old vines of Grenache combines tradition and modernity. .
As a motto « NOVE SED NON NOVA », not new material, but new way.
Clay, silicious soils and limestone with some round pebbles on the surface.
The vineyards are located around Châteauneuf du Pape.
Grenache 70% & Syrah 30%
Totally destemmed, 4 weeks vatting time with daily releases and pumping over. Controlled fermentation temperature between 25° and 30° C..
8 months in stainless steel vats
Very elegant and perfumed nose, exhibiting note of fresh red berries and liquorice. Velvety mouthfeel with smooth tannins and a finale showing a lot of spices.
To enjoy now or can be kept 3-4 years. Serve at 14 - 16°C.
This can be enjoyed now with any Mediterranean dishes, grilled meat, stew and cheese.
2018 : Gold Pertuis
2017 : 89-91 by Jeb Dunnuck