Cellier des Princes Chardonnay Viognier / 2017 / 750mL

Category: Wine
Sub-Category: White Wine

Two grapes varieties that perfectly match.

Chardonnay brings elegance, floral notes and freshness.

Viognier, a typical white grape from the Rhône, brings very aromatic notes of tropical fruits, honey and roundness.

Tasting Notes:

Cellier des Princes Chardonnay Viognier wine is created from 2 aromatic grape varietals.

Displaying a nice shining clear pale gold colour.

Winemaking at low temperature enhances the aromas such as white flowers given by Chardonnay, but also peach and ripe apricot given by Viognier.

In the mouth, the wine is very aromatic and round with subtle freshness.

You will find citrus lemon and tangerine undertones.

To enjoy now or can be kept 1 - 2 years.

Serve at 10°-12°C

Terroir:

Clay and silicious coming from vineyards surrounding Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Grape Varieties:

50% Chardonnay
50% Viognier

Winemaking:

Destalking, pressing.

Fermentation at low temperature 12 to 14°C in stainless steel

No malolactic fermentation in order to keep a maximum of freshness and to control the acidity.

Early bottling at the end of the winter to keep a maximum of fruit and freshness.

Ageing:

2 months in stainless steel tank

Food Matching:

Enjoyed chilled by itself or with shellfish, grilled fish, with salads or steamed vegetables.

Awards:

Vintage 2017 : Gold Gilbert & Gaillard
Vintage 2016 : Gold Gilbert & Gaillard
Vintage 2015 : Gold Orange