63% Marsanne, 25% Roussanne, 12% Grenache blanc
The grapes come from “Trois Yeux” area in the heart of the Dentelles de Montmirail at an altitude of 500 meters. This terroir is particularly adapted to white grape varieties. The vines are planted on a soil composed of limestone scree over Cretaceous marls, providing finesse and minerality to the wine.
Manual harvest on September 13rd, 2018.
Picking in the cool, early hours of the day. Whole bunch press followed by a 48 hours cold settling of the juices. Racking and fermentation of 65% in vat and 35% in 600-liter oak barrels. 11 months of aging.
Bottled on July 22nd, 2019. 2 600 bottles produced.
ABV: 13,5 %
Pale yellow color with a green hue. Nose of citrus and white flowers. Fresh and mineral on the palate brought by the altitude and the soils mainly of Cretaceous marine limestone. Nice tension on the finish with notes of grapefruits and lemons from Menton. September 2019
Service & food pairing suggestions:
Best served fresh between 10 and 12°C.
Scallop carpaccio with mangoes
Fillet of Trout with vegetables