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Wine varieties : 50% Grenache blanc, 50% Roussane
The Land : Light colored clayey land (for which the vine has been named). This parcel was planted in 1947.
Vinification : Manual harvest in tubs. Juice extraction using the whole grape regime. The fermentation process is done in casks made from Lithuanian oak. Matured during 24 months with no extra added wine to the barrel, favoritizes a light oxydation of the wine.
Maturing of the wines : The wine is matured in casks during 24 months and in which no wine is added during that time so that a light oxydation processes takes place.
At the table : The roundness and fullness of this wine with the light oxydation it gives, demands pairings that are well chosen. Spanish « Iberique » ham of the best quality, Meditterainian style fish reciepes, an aged piece of Cantal cheese, or even kidneys in a Sherry sauce would pair well.