Le Saut du Poisson : AOC Languedoc. White – Organic 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..
White Grenache 60%, White Carignan 25%, Vermentino 15%.
on ground “Ruffes“ : thick sandstone deposits accumulated there 265 million years laid bare by erosion. very old soil unique in France.
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.
« 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.
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.