Hermitage White

Soil type

Limestone, sand and gravel.

Grape variety

95% Marsanne, 5% Rousanne.

Average age of vines

30 to 90 years.

Winemaking

Temperature controlled fermentation at 16 to 18°C.

Ageing

Long ageing in second wine oak.

Average yield

40 Hl/ Hectare.

Average annual production

Around 13.000 bottles.

Tasting

Eye : Consistent straw yellow.
Nose : Complex nose with dominant floral vegetal notes and acacia honey. Elegant and delicate oak.
Palate : Spicy with good structure. A wine for ageing.
Overall : Overall balance and with deep complex aromas characteristic of these rare white wines.

Vintages 2016

Consumption

A boire/à garder

Serving temperature

10°C to 12°C

Ageing potential

Around 10 years.

Food and wine matching

Spicy starters, fish, garlicky dishes and cheese.
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