2015 Clos des Cazaux Vacqueyras Blanc Vieilles Vignes
Producer: Domaine Le Clos des Cazaux
Country/Region: France - Rhone Valley - [France - Rhone Valley]
The wine has a beautiful golden color.
The aromas are rich and exotic with mango, almonds, toast, lemon, pineapple white flowers and papaye. These aromas will develop to honey, butter and pear after ageing for a few years.
The finish is long, citrusy and toasty.
|Vintage: ||2015||Grape Varietals: ||50% Clairette, 30% Roussanne and 20% Viognier||ABV: ||14%|
|Aging: ||Barrel fermented and aged for 12 months in 228-liter French Oak Barrels|
|Serving Temp: ||50-55°F|
|Agricultural Method: ||Sustainable|
|Production: ||290 cases|Wine Making Notes:
Terroir: Slopes of sandy soil or grey limestone.
Yield: 25 -30 hl/ha
Age of the vines: 70 years old minimum. The oldest are around 90 years old.
The grapes are pressed pneumatically after a few hours contact with the skins.The must is kept at 20°c during the alcoholic fermentation to optimise the aromas and respect the wine’s suppleness.
Barrel fermented an aged in 228-liter French Oak barrel for 12 months with regular stirrings of the lees.
MaloLactic Fermentation also in barrel.
Enjoy this wine with rich dish, river fish or poultry cooking in creamy sauce. Delicious with a mushroom risotto.
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