Languedoc - Roussillon - Collioure
Appearance: Very intense golden hue.
Nose: Complex on the nose with notes of fleshy fruit such as apricots and peaches, followed by a floral bouquet.
Palate: Fresh attack, full of minerality and salinity with great length on the palate.
Sommelier's advice: Recommended food pairing: clam risotto. Serving temperature: 12°C. Ageing potential: 10 years.
Grape variety/varieties: 90% Grenache Gris, 10% Grenache Blanc.
Harvest: Harvested in the morning to take advantage of the sea freshness. Picked by hand and placed into crates.
Soil: The grapes come from vines growing in very old schist from the Primary era.
Vinification: Vinification is carried out by the pressing of whole bunches. After a light settling at 12°C for 24 hours, the wine goes into demi-muid barrels. Alcoholic fermentation lasts several weeks.
Ageing: Ageing in demi-muid barrels lasts six months with stirring up of the lees (bâtonnage) over the first two months.
Alcohol content: 14