Viognier was born in our beautiful region perhaps 2000 years ago. Legend has it that the Roman emperor Probus brought him here from the East to the 3rd century AD; it is also likely to come from crosses of eastern vines brought by the Romans and wild regional vines after a long empirical selection.
"Le Petit Viognier" was the name of a variety of Viognier in the middle of the XIXth century, not very poductive and reserved on the hillsides.
Wine tending to golden, brilliant.
Typical nose of Viognier on apricot, peach with hints of acacia, honey and toast.
On the palate it is a taut, straight and mineral wine.
Vinification: destemming Malolactic fermentation on lees in oak barrels. Battoning once a month.
Aging: 9 months in French oak barrels
Serving temperature: 8 to 10 ° C
Guard: 5 years
Food and wine pairing: aperitifs, grilled fish, goat cheese ...