This Condrieu comes from eight plots located on superb terroirs in Chavanay, Saint Michel sur Rhône, Condrieu and Vérin.
The chaillées are terraces maintained by dry stone walls.
Grape variety : Viognier
Light straw yellow color with a golden hue, brilliant.
Very fragrant and flattering nose with hints of acacia, honey and toast.
In the mouth it is a taut, straight and mineral wine with a long finish.
Terroir : Granitic (Arzel)
Vinification : destemming, then skin maceration for 9 hours. Malo-lactic fermentation on lees in oak barrels and half-muids. Battonage sparingly.
Aging : 11 months in 75% of recent barrels and 25% of new French oak half-muids. (without racking).
Serving temperature: 8 to 10 ° C
Keep: from 1 to 4 years on primary aromas. Otherwise wait 10 years to obtain the tertiary aromas.
Food and wine pairing : Hot goat cheese, pan-fried foie gras, smoked salmon, baby mullet, veal rice with citrus juice and steamed baby carrots, grilled lobster, asparagus sprinkles, curry monkfish, grilled turbot hollandaise sauce, spring vegetable risotto…