Terroir : The vines are located in the communes of Budos and Pujols sur Ciron on gravel, stones, sand silt and clay.
Grape Variety : 50% Sauvignon Blanc & 50% Semillon.
Harvesting : Picked by hand with careful selection at best maturity.
Winemaking : After a pellicular maceration during one night, the berries are pressed, then the must is cold soaked. One part of the juices is fermented in thermo-regulated stainless steel tanks. The other part of the juices is fermented in new barrels with lees stirring by batonnage twice a week.
Production : 14 000 bottles.
Tasting note : With a pale white yellow robe this wine has a nose with intense bouquet of flowers and white fruits with a lot of freshness. The attack is full of aromas and is followed with an ample mouth round and fat. The finish is very long with an elegant freshness and a fine substance.
Food pairing : This wine will be perfect as an aperitif. It will be drunk with grilled fish or fish cooked in a sauce, goat cheese or a plateful of sea-foods.
The other wines of the appellation :
CHÂTEAU SIMON – L’EMPREINTE
CHÂTEAU DE RIEUFRET
AGAPES DE RIEUFRET