Silver medal at the "Concours général agricole" 2013
15/20 in the 2014 Bettane et Dessauve Guide
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.
Average age of vines: 30 years
Grape varieties: Rolle 100%
Yield: 40 hl/ha.
Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)
Skin maceration of the destemmed grapes at low temperature in stainless steel temperature-controlled presses, and then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats.
Appearance: Pale yellow with some hints of gold.
Nose: Delightful bouquet of exotic fruit, grapefruit and pineapple.
Palate: Fresh palate; generous, full-bodied finish with notes of white flowers.
Matching food & wine
Ideal as an aperitif, with shellfish, poached Provençal style scallops, or goat's cheese.