Le Saut du Poisson : AOC Languedoc. White – Organic conversion wine
small definied area

Lieu-dit  (small area definied)
The lieu-dit is called “Le saut du poisson”, south-east of the village, spectacular canyons of red rocks called “ruffes”, thick deposits of sandstones accumulated 250 million years ago. Freshness and minerality mark this terroir.  A confidential wine, only 3733 bottles produced in 2015.

Grapes
White Grenache 70%, White Carignan 15%, Vermentino 15%.

Terroir
Grenache on ground “Ruffes“ : thick sandstone deposits accumulated there 265 million years laid bare by erosion.
Carignan and Vermentino on shale between 150 and 200 m above sea level in the foothills of the Larzac plateau.

Vinification
Cold settling. No malolactic fermentation to keep all the freshness.
Maturation: 25% in French oak barrels (320 liters – 1 to 3 wines), the rest in vats.
12 months minimum.

Tasting notes
« The 2015 Languedoc le Saut du Poisson Blanc is a beautiful white from this estate that’s based on Grenache Blanc, Vermentino and Carignan Blanc. Medium-bodied, fresh and lively, yet also with texture, it offers deliciously exotic notes of white peach, orange blossom, mint and hints of flowers. It will be versatile on the dinner table and drink nicely for a handful of years. »
Jeb Dunnuck – The Wine Advocate #230. 90/100.

Vintage
« Making this wines with all the storms and rain is kind of a miracle! »  Sébastien Fillon

Manual harvest

Gastronomic accomplice
To be served at 10°C on a rabbit terrine, Chicken thigh with sage, Red mullet fillets with olive puree, Mushroom casserole, grilled sardines, asparagus velouté.

Download PDF : Le Saut du Poisson 2015

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