Renaissance dry white 2019


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Area of productionAOC Gaillac
Soil and climateThe vines are planted on a plateau corresponding to the 2nd terrace of the Tarn river. The Domaine Rotier is composed of very nice gravelly soils
Grape varieties80% Loin de l'Oeil, 20% Sauvignon
Climate conditions2019 climate was very contrasted. January was wet, February and March dry. Spring was fresh and rainy and Summer began very hot. Some important storms in July limited drought. This Summer allowed a good grapes maturation and the harvest occured between September 13th and 17th in excellent conditions.
Type of winemakingThe must fermented in French oak and acacia barrels (less than 10 % new). The two varieties are blended before fermentation.
Type of ageingThe wine is left on its lees which are regularly stirred. Bottled on 2020-09-07.
Tasting notesOn the nose, this wine develops scents of peaches and pears with slight vanilla notes. The mouthfeel is rich thanks to the Loin de l'OEil and stays fresh thanks to the Sauvignon. The aromas found on the nose (peaches, pears) can be find back as well as scents of dill and anise.
Food recommandationServe at around 10°C with fish, poultry and white meats. Very good also with goat and ewe cheeses. May be cellared for four to five years.

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