IGP d’OC SELEIL BLANC DE LAURIGA
The winegrower: Jacqueline Clar
Annual production: 7 000 bottles
Alc.: 14% vol
Available in: 75cl
Grape Variety(ies): 100% Grenache Gris
Type of soil: Shingles soils and clayey‐chalky terraces
Yield: 30 hl/ha
Age of the vine: 35 years
Harvest: Manual harvest
The grapes were destemmed on arrival at the winery and put directly into the pneumatic press under regulated atmosphere, saturated with carbon dioxide. The selection of juices was made through tastings. Fermentation started in tanks under strict temperature control and was then carried out in barrels until completed.
Maturing: The wine was raised in casks for a few months with regular
“bâtonnages” or stirring of the fine lees.
Aging Potential: Laying down : 3 to 5 years
It has a pale‐yellow colour, with greenish lights. The nose is intense and original, with toasted notes and aromas of peach and pear. The attack has hints of licorice, with toasted notes. The wine is pleasantly fresh.
Good match with fish, grilled or cooked in a sauce and white meats. To serve at 14‐15° C.
• Medaille d’or Concours des Vins de Lyon 2010 (GOLD).
• Guide Gault & Millau 2011.
• Bronze, concours des vins de Lyon 2011.
• Silver concours des grands vins du Languedoc Roussillon 2011 (médaille d’argent)