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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.

2015 Clos des Cazaux Vacqueyras Blanc Vieilles Vignes

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
Closure: Cork
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.


Pairings:

Enjoy this wine with rich dish, river fish or poultry cooking in creamy sauce. Delicious with a mushroom risotto.

Product Formats:

Item Number Unit Units/Case Type UPC - bottle SCC - case SRP/Unit
F1EE132014WBS 750ml 12 Glass 7 84585 02178 9 1 07 84585 02178 6 $35.00