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Cornelia Constanza

Description

Domaine de la Solitude
Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Cuvee Cornelia Constanza

Cornelia Constanza is produced in hommage to Cornelia Costanza Barberini (1716-1797) the last Princess of the Family Barberini.
She married Giulio Cesare Colonna di Sciarra, Prince de Carbognano

All the Italian property of the Barberini family went to the Colonna family.

 

2021 Blend: 100% Grenache Noir

Vineyards:

    • Vine age: More than 100 years
    • Yield: Yield of 25 hectoliters /hectare ; Total production : 3000 bottles, 70 magnums
    • Agricultural: Sustainable

Vinification:

    • The grapes come from the oldest vineyard of the Domaine, more than 100 year old Grenache.
    • Located on the western slope of ”La Crau“ on a soil of colluvium blending Gallets roulés and Safres.
    • After crushing and partial destemming, the grapes are vinified in our cellars by gravity in truncated concrete vats.
    • Maceration lasting 35 days with soft extractions make it possible to obtain these tannins, both powerful and supple, characteristic of our wines.
    • This wine is age for 40% in concrete vat, 30% in foudre and 30% in barrels for 15 months.

Suggested food association: 

    • Chevreuil in sauce “grand veneur” with a confit of bilberries and chestnuts, duck with wild mushroom sauce, stuffed pigeon, capon with truffles, chocolate gateau, clafoutis of cherries, “comté” cheese

Tasting Notes:

    • Elegant and refined wine, tannic while remaining velvety.
    • Expressive nose of gooseberry, Garrigues and milk chocolate.
    • Palate perfectly expressing the purity of the grape variety Grenache, on the background of cocoa, cardamom and Sichuan pepper.

WINEMAKER’S COMMENTS:

    • To Consume from 3 to 20 years.
    • Service temperature: 60/62°F.

 

 

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