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Roussanne Vieilles Vignes

Area of production
Chteauneuf-du-Pape, between Orange and Avignon. The Chateau de Beaucastel white "Vieilles Vignes" (old vines) is 3 hectares / 7 acres in size. In this case the old vines are at least 75 years old.

Geology
Miocene marine molasses overlaid with alpine diluvium (formed by round pebbles or "galets").

Grape varieties
Roussanne 100%

Vinification
Hand-picked and collected in baskets, grapes sorted, pneumatic pressing and clarification of the must. Fermentation takes place 50% in barrels and 50% in stainless steel vats.

Maturing
Following malo-lactic fermentation, maturation for eight months, with 50% in oak barrels and 50% in vats, prior to bottling.

Tasting notes
Colour: pale yellow.
Nose: acacia flowers, honey.
Palate: very rich, honeyed.

A wine of exceptional complexity and balance, it should approach its peak in five to six years.

To serve
Serve lightly chilled at 12 to 14 C /50 to 55 F in a good tasting glass.


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