Grand Marrenon AOC Luberon White
AOC Luberon White
Soil : Small plots selected among our best terroirs, situated on rocky clayey and chalky slopes of Luberon. These soils give naturally small yield (30 hl/ha).
Grapes : 50% Vermentino, 40% Grenache blanc, 10% Clairette.
Harvest and Vinification : Harvest the first week of October of all the grape types, grape blending in the pressing. 60% of the blend is fermented in barrels, (30% of new barrels) and matured during 6 months. 40% of the blend is fermented in tank between 12°C and 14°C. Maturing on fine lees for 6 months and during blending.
Tasting notes : Straw-yellow with silver reflects. The nose expresses floral and fruity aromas with white flowers overtone (hawthorn, acacia) completed by yellow peaches. Wood is slightly percepted and well integrated. The mouth is developed on a well-balanced texture leading to wood and honey flavours. The whole set is dashing on fat balanced with a good acidity. The finish reveals roast and vanilla overtones.
Sommelier advices : To be served at 12°C. This wine will ideally accompany a truffle omelette or spiny lobster. Wine for ageing to drink within 5 years.
Robert Parkers Wine Advocate 90/100
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