Les
Genêts

AOP Côtes-de-Provence — 2019

Terroir and Yield

Clay-limestone soils, rocky soil. Numerous flinty inclusions. Northwest exposure. Altitude 380 m.

Grape variety

Vermentino.

Harvest and vinification

Manual harvest in September. Selective sorting on belt, immediately upon entering the cellar. The crop is softly crushed and destemmed. Pellicular maceration at a low temperature and soft pneumatic pressing. Fermentation and Malolactic fermentation blocked. Natural tartaric precipitations created due to cold temperatures in the vat.

Maturation and Production

Concrete vat. Estate bottled. Production of 80 hl., which is about 10 000 bottles. Exist also in magnums.

Tasting

Color is clear and limpid. Fine bouquet with floral character, well-defined, scents of white fruits, blooming boxwood, a hint of flinty notes…On the palate, lively and a taste of grape in its natural state, no frills, a long-lasting finish!

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