Density of plantation: 4000 vines per hectare.
Pruning Technique: trellised vineyards pruned using Guyot.
Terroir : hillside clay and limestone (argilo-calcaire) in the commune of Castelnau de Guers.
grape varietal: 100 % VIOGNIER.
Traditional vinification using modern process: Mechanical harvest during the night, when temperature are cooler, in order to preserve the potential quality of the grapes.
temperature of the grapes is lowered after a delicate "foulage" (crushing)
Soft pressing of the grapes and sorting of the juice.
Most of the vinification was done without contact with air, in order to preserve aromas. Fermentation with controlled temperature.
10% in oak barrels, 90% in stainless steel tanks.
Closerie Saint Antoine Viognier Champ de Carra is delicious as an aperitif on its own, but it will also compliment very well your meal. For instance, it is superb with fish dishes, such as Walleye Pike (Sandre) or Monk Fish (Lotte).