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Chardonnay de la Chevalière

  • Appellation : Pays d'Oc IGP
  • Vintage : 2014
  • Grape varieties : 100% Chardonnay
Minervois, Béziers, Agde, Bédarieux, Montpellier, Nîmes. A wide range of origins to build complexity in the wine.
Pale straw colour.
The nose shows white fruit aromas with a floral overtone.
A delicate, stymish wine with beautiful acidity. Aromas of white blossom and juicy summer fruit. Mouthwatering, almost salty finish.

Winemaking

Pressing supervised by Laroche team in the property. Whole bunches crushed in pneumatic press, then 24 hours settling at 12-15°C to allow aromas to be leached in the must. 12 days of fermentation at 15° C in stainless steel tanks to keep freshness and lively character.

Vintage report

This year the grape varieties benefited from a dry summer without any heat wave. These climatic conditions with accurate picking date have resulted in a beautiful harvest of ripe grapes. 2014 wines are well balanced with an outstanding complexity.

Ageing

6 months in stainless steel tank to keep fresh and pungent fruit.

Food pairing

Enjoy it as an aperitif or with seafood, cray*sh, Japanese food and goat cheese.