Saint-Véran Vieilles Vignes “Maison Rouge” 2016

Nez nuancé de fruit mûr et fleur blanche. Robe jaune dorée, bouche ronde et charmeuse, final frais et minéral.

Saint-Véran Vieilles Vignes "Maison Rouge" 2016  
Vine location: village of Prissé : F 71960.
Type of soil: Jurassic clay and chalk soil of quaternary formation which is stony and filtering.
Exposure: South West on the hillside, enjoying maximum sunshine.
Grape variety: 100% Chardonnay.
Vine age: 80 years old.
Training system: Simple Guyot, ploughing, cluster thinning, natural fertilizing.
Harvest: Hand-picking, incoming grapes processed by gravity, cold static settling and press juice selection. Gentle pneumatic pressing.
Winemaking: Fermentation achieved in thermoregulated stainless steel vats, vinification from very clear musts, external yeasts are NOT added. Malo-lactic fermentation entirely completed.
Characteristics: Very powerful, rich wine with a lot of fat and complexity, generous and very fragrant on the palate.
Cellar storing: Needs 2 years to be at its best. You can lay it down for 6 to 8 years.
Food and wine match: Should be served between 12 and 14°C. Perfect with delicate food : fish, shellfish, quenelle, snails, white meat and poultry..

 

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