Appellation d’Origine Protegée – Picpoul de Pinet
Planting density: 5000 vine stock per hectare
High trellising, Cordon Royat pruning
Soil: clay and limestone hillsides
100% Piquepoul Blanc
Night mechanical harvest to preserve the grapes quality potential
Cooling of the harvest after a soft stalking and breaking of the grapes
Soft pressing and juices selection
Limited sulphites addition
Fermentation temperatures control
Grapes from different plots are separately vinified to keep each vine’s typicality and enable original blends
Ageing on fine lees
Light yellow coat with green glints
The first nose develops exotic fruits aromas as well as iodised notes.
The agitation reveals more floral notes of broom.
The attack is strong on fruits, followed by bulky but balanced mid-palate.
The retro-olfaction offers a floral bouquet with lychees notes
The finish leaves a long-lasting candied fruits sweetness
Wine And Food Pairing
The Picpoul de Pinet cuvee fits naturally with fishes, seafood and shellfishes in particular