M. Chapoutier Ardeche ‘Granges de Mirabel’ Viognier

$25.00

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Description

Description

Grape variety
Viognier

Soil
The vineyard is located on the southern volcanic slopes at the foot of the plateau of Coirons. The 350 meter altitude and the microclimate are very favourable to the expression of the white wines.

Harvest
The grapes are harvested to a light over-maturity.

Vinification
The winemaking is mainly carried out in vats. After a light pressing, the wine is cold-settling for around 48 hours. The fermentation temperatures are controlled between 16 and 18°C.

Maturing
The bottling is performed by the end of winter according to the harvesting.

Tasting

Colour: greenish-yellow colour quite deep.
Nose: fine aromas of apricot, pear,
marmalade.
Palate: blending of roundness and freshness on the palate, which is a characteristic of Viognier variety on these volcanic soils.
Food pairing: to be served at the beginning of a meal, it will also suit seafood, salmon…