Appellation: Sainte-Foy Cotes de Bordeaux – 13.5%
Blend: 50% Sauvignon Blanc, 50% Semillon
Average vine age: 35 years
Harvest size and plantation density: 35 hl / ha and 5,000 vines / ha
Terroir: Soil is clay / sand over limestone. Location slightly elevated (80m above sea level) on gentle south facing slopes
Vineyard methodology: certified organic (ECOCERT)
Winemaking: Grapes hand harvested and pressed on 31st August followed by fermentation in stainless steel with discreet use of oak and regular batonnage for 3 months. Reduced sulphur.
Maturation: 5 months in stainless steel tank before bottling.
Tasting notes: Clean, crisp and fresh with aromas of tropical fruit and citrus. On the palate, the wine is fruity, smooth, and vivacious, with a long clean finish.
Serve with: Fish, shell fish, white meat, pasta, hard cheese.
Ideal time to drink: between 2018 and 2020.
Serving temperature: 8 to 12°C.