Esquisse dry white 2021


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Area of productionAOC Gaillac
Soil and climateThe vines are planted on a plateau corresponding to the 2d terrace of the Tarn river. The Domaine Rotier Terroir is composed of very nice gravelly soils.
Grape varieties98% Len de l'El, 2% Sauvignon.
Climate conditionsIn 2021 an exceptional spring frost reduced the white grape harvest by 80 %. The end of spring and the summer were relatively wet. The vine diseases were contained thanks to intense work. The grape harvest took place between September 8th and 17th.
Type of winemakingGrapes fermented in tanks without sulfur, at 18/20°C, in order to preserve their aromatic qualities.
Type of ageingMaturation in tanks, without sulfur, preserves fruity flavour. Bottling, allways without sulfite, occured on January 20th 2022.
Tasting notesThis wine gives white fruits and citrus aromas. It is fresh, fruity and delicious. Drink it young!
Food recommandationEnjoy this wine at 8/10°C as aperitive. It pairs perfectly with seafoods, fish and delicatessen.

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