La Serre 2018
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  • La Serre 2018
  • La Serre 2018

La Serre 2018

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Producteur: Sainte-Croix (John & Elisabeth Bowen)

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Dry white wine - 75 cl bottle - Vin de France - Can be kept until 2020 Serve at 10-12 °


Name La Serre, our white wine, is the name of the limestone hill which overlooks the village of Fraïssé des Corbières. Wine made from OrganicGrapes, certified by ECOCERT

Grape varieties Old vine Grenache Blanc (75 %), old vine Grenache Gris (25%)

Vineyards and Terroir Vineyards of 50-60 years old, bush vines pruned to two bud spurs. Part schist, part pure limestone; both vineyards co-planted to both varieties. 200-250m altitude.

Tasting note Pale straw with green lights. On the nose, honeyed grapefruit, brioche, thyme and sherbet. A full palate of fresh lemon and lime, gunflint minerality, herbal notes, bright acidity. Long intense finish.

Harvested By hand. 1st week of September 2015. Yield 22 Hl/Ha

Vinification All elements hand harvested cool in the morning. Whole bunch, crushed, direct pressed, fermented in tank at 14-18°C for 6 weeks, using wild yeasts.

Ageing Sur lie in tank for 9 months with a little lees-stirring. Filtered to 1µ. Drinking 4-5 years.

Food Many fish or shellfish dishes, using both Mediterranean and more northern European fish, particularly in a rich cream-based or saffron-spiced sauce, white meats. Apple or pear tart, comté cheese. Green olives (particularly Lucques). Aromatic asian cuisine or sushi.

13  % Alc. Vol.

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