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Michel Gassier LOU COUCARDIÉ WHITE

TERROIR : rolled pebbles and sandy limestone, pebbles and calcarous clay.
APPELLATION : Costières de Nîmes
VARIETALS & DISTINCTIONS : 
vary by vintage. For more information, please refer to our fact sheet.

VINIFICATION :
 
- Selection of parcels of old vines with naturally small yields.
- Manual harvest with sorting.
- Skin contact maceration at cold temperature.
- Fermentation in French oak barrels (500L).
- Aging on lees with bâtonnage for 10 months.
- One single bottling run without filtration.

TASTING NOTES :
 
- Appearance: its beautiful robe mingles deep gold and green hues
- Nose: the powerful display of complex aromas is layered with a multitude of surprising scents: white flowers, beeswax, sweet spices, star-anise, violet, and vanilla
- Taste: the incredibly dense body, both soft and rich, delivers fully ripe fruits flavors. The finish is an aromatic bounty that offers a delicate harmony that you will long remember.


AGING POTENTIAL : Enjoy now or cellar 5 years.
FOOD & WINE PAIRINGS : Serve at 55°F (12°C).
 
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cheeses meats seafood garden herbs method sauces dessert  
Salers
truffled goat
rabbit
veal
pork
lobster
scallops
swordfish
truffles
cabbage
spinach
tarragon
star anise
ginger
stir fry
sautéed
raw
scallion
balsamic
sesame
pears
gingerbread
dired fruits
Download :
Fact sheet