HISTORY In 2018, this small Marsanne vine was saved from being uprooted. Cultivated organically for more than 12 years, this parcel is totally surrounded by wild fennels. Its label is inspired by Camargue westerns in which Camargue horses and Gypsies had the beautiful role.
GRAPE VARIETIES Marsanne 100%
TERROIR Small Villafranchian Terrace of 25 ares with a clay structure also composed of fine gravel. Its texture is light and stony. Presence of wild fennel.
CLIMATE Mediterranean, hot and dry. North-western exposure.
VINIFICATION "Hand-picked in 12 kg boxes. Direct pressing, light settling and alcoholic fermentation at low temperature (17°C/18°C) ."
AGEING "In stainless steel vats for 5 months and bottled in the spring. No filtration, but successive slow rackings to clarify the wine."
TASTING Its colour is luminous and golden. Round, opulent, it has notes of vine peaches, apricot and flowers. Sometimes notes of fresh almond, and honey in the mouth with a soft freshness. Long, lingering finish.
GASTRONOMY Tielle de Sète; Oysters & shellfish; Sushi & sashimi; Grilled turbot with truffled beurre blanc; Ceviche of Atlantic wolffish; Dim Sum; Cheeses
SERVICE 13 - 14 °C
POTENTIAL "Very good ageing potential with a finish that evolves towards white flowers and menthol. It gains in smoothness and finesse.
From 6 to 10 years old. "