100% Muscat à petits grains
Vines selected on the hillsides in the south of the appellation. Soils made up of sand and safres from the Miocene period. Southern exposure. Approximately 120m altitude, provides of freshness and energy.
Harvest 16th August 2017. Fully manual picking in 12 kg cases at optimum ripeness and manual sorting. Destemming of the entire harvest. Cold maceration (3°C for about 5 hours) for a part of the cuvée. Pressing, cold settling and fermentation under strict temperature control (14 ° C). At 110g per liter of residual sugar, the fermentation is stopped by rapid cooling of the tank to 0°C followed by alcohol fortification. 3% of the wine is aged 7 months in 275 liters Laurus oak barrels (barrels of 2 wines from the Bertranges forest, Burgundy).
Production : 3000 bottles
Bottled on 15th March 2018
Light golden colour. Perfumed nose of white flowers, crystallized orange and exotic fruits. Velvety palate with peach flavours. A delicious Muscat, full and smooth with a delicate finish.
Service & food pairing suggestions:
Cold melon soup
Chicken salad with citrus
Age of vines & yield:
Vines aged between 30 and 40 years
Yield of 15,5Hl/ha