Renaissance Late Harvest white 2015 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 conditionsIn 2015, after a mild winter, a rainy spring outset, drought settled untill Mid-July. Flowering passed off in very good conditions, which let hoping a generous harvest. Some storms in Summer second part allowed good vines hydration. Vine-harvest occured between september 15th and october 5th in excellent conditions.
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 185g/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 August 26th 2016.
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 2017 : Gold
Gaillac 2017 wine competition : Gold
Wine Enthusiast : 92 (Excellent, Highly recommended)
South West wine competition Toulouse 2019 : Gold

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