Terroir : The vineyards are located in the commune of Barsac resting on a unique Haut Plateau of clay and limestone with rock with asteries underneath.
Grape variety : 80% Sémillon, 18% Sauvignon Blanc & 2% Muscadelle.
Harvesting : Precise selection of best vines. The picking is hand made with 4 to 5 successive picks. Only the over matured berries are selected.
Viticulture : The botrytised grapes are delicately pressed during one night. After a cold soak the first juices are fermented and aged in oak barrels for 18 months.
Production : 10 000 bottles.
Tasting notes : With a sumptuous gold robe this wine has an elegant nose of ripe oranges with a touch of honey.
The mouth has incredible aromas of sweet melon, exotic fruits enhanced by the lively drive of dried apricot. The finish is concentrated and long with notes of mint.
Food pairing : This wine is perfect as an aperitif. It will match perfectly with white meats, spicy dishes, asiatic cookings, cheeses and the traditional foie gras.
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