Photo Pascal Huit
Average annual production: 1400 bottles
Corbières Blanc 2011 : 9.59 € per bottle, Corbières Blanc 2012 & Vallée du Paradis 2013 : 10.42 € per bottle, excluding tax, at the property
*** Guide Carité, 87/100 Gilbert & Gaillard, ** Guide Solar, Régal, ** 1001 Dégustations, *** Quelle Santé.
Manual and selective
Soil and environment (« Terroir ») :
Clay / shale
Steep slopes (mountain Fitou )
Mediterranean climate : very dry air , medium annual temperature of 15°C, 339 days of sunshine each year.
Grape varieties (« Cépages ») :
70% Maccabeu (fruity, fresh, floral perfume, lively)
30% White Grenache (smooth, delicate)
Average yield :
Method of wine production (« Vinification ») :
Pressed under pneumatic press.
60% steel vat, 40% barrel
Fermentation at a controlled temperature of 16°C maximum
Maturation (« Elevage ») :
Stainless steel vats
Taste (« Dégustation ») :
Color : Yellow-green, a little straw coloured
Nose : Floral aroma
Palate : Dry. Finally very aromatic
A wine to drink when young – in the two years following the harvest
Temperature to serve :
Between 7 and 8°C
A wine to go with the following food :
Shell fish, fish and strong cheeses (« langres, époisses, munster, gapperon »)
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