Each year we select one parcel of the top quality Sauvignon Blanc grapes to be vinified to make this top cuvée of white wine. These grapes are left on the vine to ripen for a few more days after the normal white wine harvest and then they are carefully picked by hand.
The grapes go straight to the winery, where after several hours skin maturation, they are carefully pressed. The juice is left to settle and then run into new oak casks to ferment. After fermentation, the wine is stirred from time to time over a period of several months to increase the complexity. It is bottled the following March.
The vanilla oak flavours and rich fruit of this more structured, fuller flavoured, dry, white wine need time to marry together. This is a wine which benefits from at least a year in bottle.
Priced per case of 12 bottles.
- Wine Notes
Bottle Size 75cl Grapes Sauvignon blanc 100% Vinification Nocturnal harvest with selective sorting. Direct pressing. Long barrel fermentation. Attention to flavour and freshness. Matured 5 months in new barrels on fine lees with moderate stirring. Tasting Freshness of citrus balanced by exotic flavours and light oaky finesse. Full mouth supported by freshness and saline-like minerality. Superb. Cellaring Excellent drinking now or for storage up to ten years. Food pairing Prawns with saffron, fish in sauce, sushi, risotto, foie gras, white meat (veal, roast chicken ...), goat or ewe cheese.
- Wine Awards
1 star Guide Hachette des Vins 2012
Gold Medal, Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2011
- Wine Reviews
Feefo Reviews - Average 100% (2 reviews)
Date Score Customer Comment Our Response 16-Oct-2018 Product:
Very balanced. Good acidity and tannins. Very drinkable! 31-May-2018 Product:
Lovely wine, we've served it to friends on several occasions and everybody liked it. Smooth rounded flavour but beautifully dry Read more reviews on Feefo