Las Vals blanc

A parcel of Roussanne located on a plateau at 200m altitude. A wine with good substance supported by a minerality and a freshness out of the ordinary for this grape variety. To be drunk or kept for several years for beautiful emotions.

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Appellation

Vin de France

Vintage

2018

Varieties

Roussanne planted in 1990, (22hl/ha)

Terroir

Fluvial terraces of sandstone pebbles on red clay

Viticulture

Gobelet & cordon de Royat pruning, ploughing 1 row in 2, inter-vine cultivation

Harvest

Picked by hand, Sorting in the vineyard and in the cellar before destemming

Winemaking

Fermentation with indigenous yeasts., In earthenware jars and eggs with juice/berry maceration for 8 months, 30% of the volume. The rest in small stainless steel tanks after pressing., MLF completed

Ageing

Aged in clay for 12 months

Production

3700 bottles, Bottled unfined and unfiltered

Tasting Note

Chiselled nose with notes of tangy white fruit. Ample and delicate on the palate, held together by a beautiful acidity. Endless length.

Pairings

Accompanies white meats, fine seafood and cheese platters

Alcohol

13.5%

Evolution

Drink within 10 years

Service

Serve at 15°C