Combe Pilate "Les Lognards" 2019
Rhône Valley - IGP des Collines Rhodaniennes
Oeil : pale gold hue.
Nez : nose of grapefruit and slightly toasted almonds with some hints of bergamot and linden.c
Bouche : broad on entry and generous on the mid palate. The citrus notes complement the hints of linden and soft spice. This all gives way to a long-lingering and savoury finish.
Les conseils du Sommelier : Recommended food pairing: sauteed prawn brochettes with spices, trout tartare with crispy vegetables (radishes, carrots, cucumbers) and tapas of sauteed squid with green olive tapenade. Serving temperature: 10-12°C.
Cépage(s) : 100 % Viognier.
Vendanges : Clay, quartz pebbles, limestone gravel and loess. Areas with leptynites (gneissic metamorphic rock) granitoids.
Sol : Harvesting by hand at optimum maturity.
Vinification : Direct pressing of whole bunches. Selection of the best juices coming off the press. Settling. Fermentation in demi-muids.
Elevage : Ageing on the gross lees in demi-muids for 10-11 months.
Degré d’alcool : 13