VIOGNIER White

A bright yellox colour with a citrus and white flower nose
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Soil

Quartz soil with large pebbles.
Vineyards are exposed South / South-west.
Grape : VIOGNIER 100 %
Vines are in average about 12 years.
Yielding : 40 Hl / Ha

Vinification

After destemming, grapes are pressed at 8°C. Cold settling of the juice during 24 hours and then yeast is added.
Alcoholic fermentation during 19 to 20 days at 18-20°C.

Maturation

In stainless steel vats during 4 months. Stirring takes place once a week then it is filtrered.
Bottling of this wine takes place only once.

Characteristics

A bright yellow colour with a citrus and white flower nose
Expansive flavours of lemon and citrus.
Good acidity.

Food pairing

Excellent aperitif or will pair well with fish and salads.