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VITICULTURE
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GALLERY
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SAINTE VICTOIRE
CÔTES DE PROVENCE
Silver Medal at the 2013 Concours Générale Agricole
Gold Medal at the 2013 Echansons du Roy René Competition
Silver Medal at the 2013 Vinalies Internationales
Gold medal at the "concours des vins de St Tropez" 2013
Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 : Commended medal
International Wine Challenge 2013 : Commended medal
Wine enthusiast 2013 : 88/100 Wine spectator 2013 : 87
Médaille d'or Gilbert et Gaillard 2014 (87/100)

 

Terroir
Clay-limestone made up of ancient gravelly alluvial deposits, vestiges of a huge alluvial cone from the streams descending Mont Sainte Victoire (1,010 metres) and bordered to the south by Mont Olympe and Mont Aurélien.

 

Vineyard
Average age of vines: 30 years Grape varieties: Grenache 70% - Cinsault 20% - Syrah 10% Yield: 45 hl/ha. Minimum use of pesticide approach - Respect of the "Mediterranean Nutrition in Provence" charter

 

Vinification
Maceration of the destemmed grapes during filling of the water-cooled pneumatic press. Draining of the juices, and then light pressing at constant temperature.

 

Tasting notes
Appearance: Pale colour with iridescent hints of grey. Nose: Refined bouquet with pineapple, pear and lemon. Palate: Very elegant, tremendous freshness with notes of grapefruit zest.

 

Matching food & wine
Mini-Provençal parcels, confit of rack of lamb with rosemary and new season garlic.
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