This ancient Languedoc variety that grows around the Thau lagoon was largely forgotten at the end of the 20th century before finding favour again with the resurgence of the Languedoc cultural identity. The 2019 vintage is a glimmering green gold with fruity, fresh and appetizing aromas of exotic fruit, citrus and superb minerality on the finish. In the mouth it is clean and refreshing but also offers generous fruit and its characteristic touch of salinity. This typical local grape variety is perfect with a shellfish platter, fish, seafood and white meats. A rare variety just waiting to be discovered!
IGP Pays d'Oc
100% TERRET BLANC
50 HL / Ha
12 % alc./vol
The grapes are harvested at night to ensure they remain cool. They undergo a short maceration of about 4 hours before being pressed and fermented at around 16°C. When alcoholic fermentation is complete, the lees are stirred weekly to maintain them in suspension over a period of a month. There is no malolactic fermentation.
The wine is aged in vats on lees for three months.
Recognition and awards
- Decanter WWA 2020 Bronze Medal
- Jancis Robinson 2020 16/20