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Viognier l'île

Grape variety range

White

Appellation

Protected Geographical Indication – Pays d’Oc

Vineyard

5000 plants per hectare
Guyot and Royat high trellising
Clay-limestone hillsides, clay-silt soils

Winemaking

100% VIOGNIER

Mechanical harvest at night to preserve aromatic potential
Cooling of the harvest after destemming and gentle crushing
Gentle pressing
Control of fermentation temperatures
Aging on fine lees
​Limitation of sulphite additions

Tasting

The color is light yellow with green highlights.
The nose is floral and focused on fleur de lys then develops notes of fresh apricot
The attack is lively, fruity and structured
The mid-palate is expressive with notes of apricot and white flowers.
The finish is powerful and delicious

Guarding potential

Two years in good storage conditions

Conditioning

Box of 6 75cl Bottles
Screw cap or cork closure

Photographie d'une bouteille de vin du Domaine de Castelnau correspondant à la description de la page
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