Châteauneuf du Pape White ‘Prestige’
Location: This wine comes from a sandy-clay soil in La Janasse area. Grapes: 70% Roussanne, 15% Grenache (more than 60 years old), 15% Clairette (more than 60 years old. Yield: 25 hl/ha. Harvesting in boxes. Vinification: Pneumatic pressing. Vinification, including malolactic fermentation into barrels. Ageing process : 100% into barrels (from 1 to 3 years old), with lee stirring during 14 months.
Tasting: Power and balance could summarize this confidential cuvée prized by tasters. A festival of fruits (peach, citrus, pear and vanilla) is provided in a concentrated wine that keeps its freshness. Enjoy it now for its spectacular nature and within the next fifteen years on a lobster thermidor.