CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE CONTROLLED APPELLATIONGEOGRAPHICAL SITUATION: locality La Roquète, adjacent to the localities of Pignan and Piedlong.AREA: 3 hectares.SOIL AND BASEMENT: very sandy part (on the surface) of the appellation. We find, in the basement, the layer of red clay but this timemixed with a crumbly stone called “pierre de Châteauneuf”.GRAPES: roussane 33%, clairette 33%, grenache blanc 34%.VINIFICATION: manual harvest with double sorting in the vineyard, followed by a third sorting in the cellar. Pressing in a pneumatic press, followed by static settling. Fermentation in barrels, demi-muids and lightning.AGING: on lees in barrels and demi-muids.Bottling at the age of 10 months.PERSONALITY AND AGING: the place called La Roquète gives it a very special freshness and elegance.To be preferred in its early youth.TASTING TEMPERATURE: 12 ° C. See the details of this wine
Color : beautiful light yellow color with green reflections. Rich and floral nose with aromas of white flowers, white peach and citrus. In the mouth : very good balance, very delicate attack on the palate, freshness but also sweetness, fruity and long floral finish.
With a good intensity, the bouquet of this wine evokes rose petals, marshmallow and barley sugar. The palate is round and fat, underlined by a discreet liveliness on the finish.
Dress : The dress is light gold. Nose : Nose of stone fruit, with notes of apricot, embellished with fine woody touches. Palate : The palate is fleshy, on the fruit, slightly buttered and well balanced, with a nice length. Food and wine pairing : Scallops, Scrambled truffles, Fish in sauce (sole meunière, trout with butter and almonds).