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Château de Nages VIEILLES VIGNES WHITE

TERROIRS
: « Grès », rolled pebbles and red clay.
APPELLATION :
Costières de Nîmes
VARIETALS & DISTINCTIONS :
vary by vintage. For more information, please refer to our fact sheet.

VINEYARDS AND WINERY WORK :
- organic farming
- plowing under the foot of the vines and seeding rows with grasses that favor
biodiversity
- manual harvest with sorting at the beginning of maturity (avg yield is 50 hl/ha)
- skin contact cold maceration for maximum aromatic extraction and free-flow
draining in absence of oxygen for 70% of the volume
- direct press for the Grenache to preserve acidity
- cold stabulation on lees for 5 days with batonnage, and partial racking
- fermentation at 18°C in order to preserve the fruit: in old barrels (for texture) for
the Roussane and Viognier, in cement tank (for freshness) for the Grenache and
the Clairette
- aging on lees until Christmas and blending & bottling late April

TASTING NOTES :
- Appearance : Beautiful golden color with greenish hues.
- Nose : Notes of peach, pear and honey character with acacia flowers, rose petals and ripe tropical fruits.
- Taste : Full bodied with an unctuous texture and a lush, mineral finish.


AGING POTENTIAL : Enjoy now or cellar up to 3 years.
FOOD & WINE PAIRING : Serve at 55°F (10°-12°C).
 
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laguiole
chicken
turkey
veal
calamaris
monkfish
turbot

leeks
asparagus
avocado
tarragon
ginger
thyme
poached
marinière
grilled
cream
bearnaise
mango

apricot
pear

Downloads :
Fact sheet