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Gleaming bright, with a subtle nose with perhaps more minerality than in 2019. Aromas of white flowers, elderberry and aniseed are underscored by salinity. A standard bearer for its appellation, this is a well-balanced, harmonious, and mouth-watering wine, with mango, pineapple and lemon intertwining with aromas of dill and fennel. The finish is characterised by its citrussy salinity. An exemplary vintage that will be just as good as an aperitif as at table, in the company of all types of seafood and cheeses. Note that this grape variety develops very well over time, gaining in stature and complexity. It can therefore be enjoyed in the bloom of its youth or appreciated after several years’ bottle ageing.

Technical sheet

Appellation

Picpoul de Pinet

Vintage

2020

Varieties

100% Piquepoul blanc

Production

45 HL / Ha

Alcohol

13 % alc./vol

Terroir

Chalk and clay.

Vinification

The grapes are picked early in the morning to keep them at optimum temperature. A short, 4-hour maceration takes place before pressing. Fermentation also takes place at low temperatures. After alcoholic fermentation, the lees are stirred weekly for two months. No malolactic fermentation.

Ageing

In tank on the lees for three months.

Recognition and awards

  • Wine Align 88/100

Geographical location

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