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One Case ( 6 Bottles ): £75.28
Country - France
Region - Languedoc-Roussillon
Grape Varieties - Viognier 100%
Alcohol by volume - 13%
Bottle - 75cl
Producer - Château De Campuget
Tasting notes - An elegant Viognier with hints of orange marmalade, apricot and ripe tropical fruits. Precise, crisp and balanced on the palate, with a roundness of generously structured fruit and a long, elegant finish.
A beautifully balanced and aromatic wine with ripe
pear, ginger and honeysuckle character, full and
textured through to a lively finish.
Costières de Nimes, the easternmost appellation of the Languedoc, is effectively part
of the Rhône since the climate, soil and topography are so similar to those just over
the river in the southern Côtes-du-Rhône vineyards. The relatively uniform soils are
marked by large pebbles on gentle, typically south-facing slopes. Château de
Campuget was established in 1942 and is a top quality estate near Nîmes, steeped
in history. The Château itself was built in 1753 and at the same time the first vines
were planted, prompting the 1753 range of wines which mark this historic date. The
fusion of tradition and progression unite in the cellars here, producing wines with
integrity, finesse and a wonderful expression of terroir, from a wide range of
traditional Rhône varieties.
The soil in this vineyard comprises pebbles with alluvia. Strict canopy management
provides the vines with just the right amount of sun and shade to produce healthy
and balanced fruit. The grapes were picked at optimal phenological ripeness, which
assured an elegance in the resulting wine.
Harvested at full maturity, the ripe grapes were taken immediately to be pressed,
then the must was chilled and settled. Vinified in the traditional manner, a proprtion
of the wine was matured in tank with the remainder matured in used oak for a
period of three months prior to the final blend. Beautifully packaged, incorporating a
An elegant Viognier with hints of orange marmalade, apricot and ripe tropical fruits.
Precise, crisp and balanced on the palate, with a roundness of generously
structured fruit and a long, elegant finish.
Serve chiled as an apéritif, or to accompany smoked fish and spicy dishes. Perfect
with Asian or Indian inspired cuisine.
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