Renaissance Late Harvest white 2014 75 cl


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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 is composed of very nice gravelly soils.
Grape varieties100% Len de l'El ( or Loin de l'Oeil)
Climate conditions2014 was mild and wet. After a wet and mild winter, spring (sunny June) allowed a good development of grappes. Rainy summer was balanced by sunny September and October which permetted the harvest of fruity grappes, well balanced and concentrated, on September 25th and October 14th.
Type of winemakingThe must ferments in French oak barrels for one or two months. In order to avoid using too much sulphur, fermentation is interrupted by cold stabilisation and filtering. The wine obtained conserves about 200g/l of residual sugar, balanced by a refreshing note of acidity.
Type of ageingIn French oak and acacia barrels (10% new) for 10 months. Bottled on September 3rd 2015.
Tasting notesOn the nose, this wine presents aromas of apricot, figs and quince. It is very concentrated, rich and opulent on the palate, always well balanced and never heavy.
Food recommandationServe at 10-12°C. It pairs perfectly with hot foie gras with figs, strong cheeses, tarts and any fruit desserts. It can also be carafed and enjoyed by itself. It has a cellaring potential of over 20 years.
Medals & pricesGénéral Paris Competition 2016 : Gold

Gaillac 2016 wine competition : Silver

Wine Enthusiast : 92

Millésime Bio Wine Challenge 2018 : Gold

South West wine competition Toulouse 2018 : Gold

Decanter WWA : 92, Silver

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