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Cuvée Via Aurea

White

TASTING NOTES

White "VIA AUREA" 2017
AOP Côtes de Provence
Alcohol content : 13.5% vol.

A brilliant pale yellow color, with slight hues of emerald.
The nose is intense, revealing notes of white fruits (pear, grapefruit) and fresh almond.

Very fine and elegant in the mouth, both intense and round, with notes of white fruits (pear and grapfruit). A long finish with nice freshness.

A well-balanced wine with good crispness.
Taste :
Dry and fruity
Conservation :
2 years
Serving Temperature :
Between 8 and 10°C
Recommended courses :
Aperitif, seafood, sea bass with fennel, goat and sheep's cheese

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Wine growing
Third year of Converting in Organic Agriculture (Ecocert).

Soil
Clay-limestone.

Grapes
•Rolle (Vermentino) 40 %, Ugni-Blanc 60 %.
•Average age, vines: 20 years.
•The vines are trellised, with double Cordon de Royat pruning, and two spurs with two buds on each branch.
•Manual disbudding.

Winemaking and aging
•Mechanical harvesting.
•Destemming and crushing.
•Cold skin maceration.
•Pressing and separation of free-run and pressed juices.
•Cold settling for 24 hrs.
•Low-temperature alcoholic fermentation in heat-controlled vats (16°C) to preserve and accentuate aromas, with selected yeasts.
•Malolactic fermentation arrested via sulfites.
•Aged in vats.
•Finings added in November.
•Clear filtering in December.

Bottling
January 2018

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