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CHATEAU-GRILLET, 2018

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" Château-Grillet is a wine for the initiated, which does not give up its secrets easily; it has great elegance, tightness and a magnificent aromatic complexity. It is a wine for cellaring, and requires patience until it reveals all its magic. " - Chateau-Grillet

CHARACTERISTICS

CLASSIFICATION Monopole, Château-Grillet Appellation
GRAPE VARIETIES 100% Viognier
AROMAS Fruits; peach, apricot
FOOD AND WINE PAIRING Braised sea bream with spices and sun vegetables, grilled red mullet
WINEMAKING The winemaking is done parcel by parcel and takes place in small thermo-regulated stainless steel vats. Then, the alcoholic and malolactic fermentations are carried out in vats or in barrels according to the lots. The wine is aged for a period of 18 months in oak barrels of which 20% are new.
BOTTLE SIZE 75 CL

 

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Regular price 495,00 € T.T.C.
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Détail du vignoble

AGRICULTURE Biodynamic
GRAPE VARIETIES Viognier
VINEYARD SURFACE AREA 3,75 hectares
ANNUAL PRODUCITON - bottles
HARVEST Manual
SOIL Clay, decomposed granite, mica deposits

 

Histoire et anecdotes

The vineyard of Château-Grillet, located in the AOC of the same name, would have been planted in the 3rd century by the emperor Probus from plants coming from Dalmatia. Throughout history, the wine of Château-Grillet has been appreciated by the greatest people in the world: Thomas Jefferson, Josephine de Beauharnais, the first wife of Napoleon I and the King of England George IV. In 1936, Château-Grillet was recognized as an appellation contrôlée. This monopoly is one of the smallest appellations in France.

CHATEAU-GRILLET

Caractéristiques

CHARACTERISTICS

CLASSIFICATION Monopole, Château-Grillet Appellation
GRAPE VARIETIES 100% Viognier
AROMAS Fruits; peach, apricot
FOOD AND WINE PAIRING Braised sea bream with spices and sun vegetables, grilled red mullet
WINEMAKING The winemaking is done parcel by parcel and takes place in small thermo-regulated stainless steel vats. Then, the alcoholic and malolactic fermentations are carried out in vats or in barrels according to the lots. The wine is aged for a period of 18 months in oak barrels of which 20% are new.
BOTTLE SIZE 75 CL