Domaine des Granges de Mirabel
Wine Spectator - Mai 2011
Le Viognier Vin de Pays de Coteaux de l'Ardèche Domaine des Granges de Mirabel 2010, élaboré à partir de toutes les vignes du domaine cultivées en bio...
Colour : greenish-yellow colour quite deep.
Nose : fine aromas of apricot, pear, marmalade.
Mouth : blending of roundness and freshness on the palate, which is a characteristic of Viognier variety on these volcanic soils.
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The vineyard is located on the southern volcanic slopes at the foot of the plateau of Coirons.
The 350 meter altitude and the microclimate are very favourable to the expression of the white wines.
The grapes are harvested to a light over-maturity.
The winemaking is mainly carried out in vats. After a light pressing, the wine is cold-settling for around 48 hours.
The fermentation temperatures are controlled between 16 and 18°C.
The bottling is performed by the end of winter according to the harvesting.