100% Muscat à petits grains
Vines selected on the hillsides in the south of the appellation. Soils made up of sand and safres (sandstone) from the Miocene period. Southern exposure. Approximately 120m altitude, provides freshness and energy.
Harvest 23rd August 2019.
Fully manual picking in 12kg 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 6 months in 275 liters Laurus oak barrels (1-year old barrels from the Bertranges forest, Burgundy).
Production : 1000 bottles
Bottled on 4th June 2020
Bright golden hue. Delicate and floral nose, enhanced on the palate by delicious pear and exotic fruit flavours. It combines a beautiful, unctuous texture with a full, fresh finish.
Service & food pairing suggestions:
Serve fresh at 10-12°C.
With a roasted chicken with dried fruits or a lemon meringue pie.