Cellier des Princes Domaine Saint Jacques Côtes du Rhône / 2017 / 750mL

Category: Wine
Sub-Category: Red wine
Type: Other

This vineyard was created in the XVI century by the Marquis de Causans.

He gave the name Saint Jacques to this Domaine in remembrance of his son who had the same name as the apostle.

Certified organic by Ecocert since 2012

Tasting Notes:

An intense red colour with purple glints.

The nose is powerful with dominant red fruits notes including raspberry, strawberry and spicy notes as liquorice and garrigue.

The mouth exhibits a balance in mouth with ripe fruit, freshness and roundness.

Tannins are well-matured and smooth.

Enjoy now or can be kept 3-5 years.

Serve at 15°-17°C

Terroir:

Clay and limestone. The Vineyard is located in Jonquerette, just meters away from vineyards of AOP CDR Villages Plan de Dieu.

Grape Varieties:

65% Grenache
15% Syrah
15% Carignan
  5% Mourvèdre

Winemaking:

Destalking, 3 to 4 weeks fermentation, pumping over and daily release.

Controlled temperature at 28° to 30°C.

The wines is vinified and matures in concrete, in order to show the purest expression of the fruit and terroir.

Ageing:

6 months in concrete tanks to soften the tannins.

Food Matching:

With any mediterranean dishes even spicy ones and also with meat in sauce.

Also delicious with cheeses and woked vegetables.

Awards:

2017 : 2* and Coup de Coeur Guide Hachette
2016 : Gold Medal Orange
2015 : Gold Medal Lyon // Gold Medal G&G