Château Grand Dignitaire - Professional range - 2019

Story

The wine
At the western wing of the Palais des Papes, a door set in the seventeenth century penetrate directly into the wing of the Great Dignitaries. A contemporary staircase leads up to the terrace, offering a breathtaking panorama of the area. Château Grand Dignitaire is the southernmost winery of the left bank of the Rhone river.The basement is made of clay and limestone and has the particularity of being covered with boulders deposited there millions of years ago by the Rhone, remnants of the old bed river. This exceptional terroir is also swept by the mistral that blows strong there, and thus reduces the treatment of vines. This microclimate allows a very integrated viticulture.
Terroir
Pebbly, calcareous deep soil.
Vinification
Traditional vinification with long vating.
Varietals
Grenache noir
Syrah
Cinsault
Carignan
Mourvèdre
Specifications
Alcohol content: 14 ABV

Advice

Serving
to be served at 15/16°C
Tasting notes
Deep purple color. Complex nose of jammed fruits and spices (pepper, vanilla).
On the palate, flavors of ripe fruit and powerful tannins that bring volume and length.
Food and wine pairings
Game, red meats, strong cheeses.