An admirable balance.
Smooth, soft and fresh; flavours of tropical fruit and quince balanced by a zesty, elegant and slightly saline mouthfeel, giving a gratifying sensation of completeness.
Terroir : Sandy soils over clay subsoils with a surface layer of pudding-stones. This south-facing parcel in the Lirac appellation is planted in terraces, bathed in sunshine and cradled by the Mistral.
Grape Varietals : Grenache blanc, viognier, roussanne
Grapes are destemmed, crushed and cold-soaked for 24-48 hours before pressing
Alcoholic fermentation is started by native yeasts and continues at low temperatures (16-18°C) for around 20 days
Malolactic fermentation in-barrel
Food-Wine Pairings :
Spicy monkfish ragout
Veal paupiettes with olives
Roast chicken with confit vegetables
Sweet potatoes, oven-roasted in olive oil