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Le Jade Sauvignon Blanc
Les Costieres de Pomerols
France - Languedoc-Roussillon

The wine comes from sun-drenched vineyards planted on the best terroir, selected for its physical and geographical characteristics, on clay and limestone hillsides called "costieres" (coastal region), only a few miles away from the Etang de Thau - a coastal lagoon that is situated between the port of Sete and Marseillan.

This Sauvignon Blanc boasts a silvery straw color. Crisp and fragrant white wine with wonderful aromatic intensity, fresh exotic notes, delicious fruity aromas of citrus and gooseberry. A great varietal expression, this is a zesty and refreshing wine that lingers on the palate.

Specifications
Wine Type
White
Varietal(s)
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Agricultural Practices
Sustainable
Vinification
Grapes are harvested at maturity (11.5 degrees -12.5 degrees ). Skin-contact maceration for several hours during the filling phase of the pneumatic press. Injection of inert gas and cooling of grapes to 15 degrees C. Selection of free-run juice. Juice stored cold (8 degrees C) with stirring of gross lees before settling. Temperature-controlled fermentation (15 degrees C) and the filtered lees are then re-incorporated. No malolactic fermentation.
Pairings

Serve with Bouillabaisse (fish soup), Bourride (local fish-based specialities), or even a fresh exotic fruit salad.

Reviews and News

2013 Le Jade Sauvignon Blanc - 89 PTS - BTI

2013 Le Jade Sauvignon Blanc - 89 PTS - BTI

bti"Silvery straw color. Lively aromas and flavors of pineapple, yellow apple, melon, and Meyer lemon with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, complex, medium-long finish with notes of lemongrass, pear, and lemon with no tannins and no oak. Bright and crisp with layers of juicy pineapple, pear, lemongrass and ripe melon make this perfect for repeated sipping or enhancing fresh farm to table cookery."
- Beverage Testing Institute (August 25th 2014), 89 pts + Best Buy

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Producer Information: Les Costieres de Pomerols

Founded in 1932, this Cave Coopérative is located in the top commune of Pomérols, between the garrigue of Pezenas and the sea dominated by the Mont St Clair in Sete. ...
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