Domaine Manciat-Poncet "Les Roches"
GRAPE VARIETY : 100% Chardonnay
TERROIR : Village : Vergisson. Lieu-dit « La Roche » : 0.8 hectare (2 acres). Chalky-clayed soil. South facing. Age: More than 50 years old.
VITICULTURE: Density: 8 500 vines/hectare. Pruning: Guyot. Manual grape cutting to control the quantity of grapes per vine.
VINTAGE: Removal of unripe grapes when necessary.
Handpicking harvesting when 12.5° to 13° alcohol is reached. Yield: 60 hectolitres (8 000 bottles) per hectare.
VINIFICATION: Immediate pre...
See moressing of grapes right at harvesting.
First juice only is kept in order to preserve the Chardonnay delicacy. Racking after 24 hours.
Stainless steel alcoholic fermentation with natural yeast to maintain the originality of the terroir.
Malolactic fermentation up to full end to provide roundness to the wine.
Maturing on fine lees until June. Soft filtration to highlight the brilliance.
Bottling in July.
TASTING: Lovely flavours of acacia blossom and white juicy pear.
Generous and delicate aromas of white peach, straight lingering finish.
This is the ideal wine profile! Racy, powerful and elegant, its complexity makes it essential in many cases.
A great ‘aperitif’ wine that goes also very well with seafood, shellfish and poultry.
|Type of product||Still wine|
|Type of culture||Conventional|
|Events||ProWine China 2019|