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Michel Gassier VIOGNIER

TERROIRS : Clay and lime
APPELLATION:
Vin de France
VARIETALS & DISTINCTIONS:
vary by vintage. For more information, please refer to our fact sheet.

VINIFICATION :
- manual leaf removal to improve grape ripeness and health
- manual harvest at peak maturity with sorting
- skin contact for 12 hours at cold temperature after total destemming
- partial « débourbage »
- fermentation in stainless steel vats at 14°C and aging on lees with “batonnage” through Christmas
- blending, fining, filtration and a single bottling run in March

TASTING NOTES :
- Appearance: yellow with golden highlights
- Nose: intense apricot and tangerine with a hint of vanilla
- Taste: voluptuous,candied fruits, apricot, peach and citrus with a fruity finish that is long and lush

AGING POTENTIAL : Enjoy now or cellar for up to 3 years.
FOOD & WINE PAIRING : Serve at 50°F (10°C). This white is an excellent complement of sea food and sushi.
 
 
cheeses meats seafood garden herbs method sauces desserts  
Mont d’Or
reblochon
gorgonzola
chicken
turkey
sushi
crab
shrimp
spinach
truffle
peach
ginger
curry
jasmin
stir fry
raw
al dente
fruit salsa
butter
herb

nectarine
almond
dry fruit

Downloads :
Fact sheet