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Pierre Gaillard Cotes du Rhone Les Gendrines Blanc 2013

Pierre Gaillard Cotes du Rhone Les Gendrines Blanc 750ML 2013   
Sku: 000000037939

The grape varieties is 100% Viognier. The vines are planted on fine granite-laden sandy hillsides, facing east, contrary to the parcels of Condrieu. This cooler exposition allows the berries of Viognier to develop good acidity, joined by richness and maturity brought about by the limited yield. The Soil: Fine soil composed of detrital granite. The surface area of this vineyard is 1.5 hectares. Vinification: The harvest is handpicked with sorting of the healthy and well-ripened grapes. Alcoholic fermentation takes place in barrels, at a controlled temperature between 15-18°C. Malolactic fermentation in barrels. The fermentation in barrels enables the wine to fully express its aromatic mere 10 %) allows the Viognier to fully express its finesse and freshness, brought about by the granite from the northern part of the Rhône Valley. The wine says 7 to 8 months in fine oak from Allier and Nevers. 5 % in new barrels. The wines are matured and stirred on lees once a week during the entire period to preserve their mineral characteristics all the while enriching their structure on the palate. Tasting Notes: Bright color typical of the variety. Floral nose with aromas of white flesh fruit. The mouth is full and finished with some minerality typical of the terroir. Ready to drink. Serving Notes: Serve between 10- 12˚C. Pairs well with goat cheeses, pâtés, terrines, white meats or simply as an aperitif.

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Country: France
Region: Rhone
Grape Varietal: Viognier
Type: Still wine
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