2016 Château des Tourtes Classic Blanc

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2016 Château des Tourtes Classic Blanc

Appellation: Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux
Color: White
Surface Area: 7 hectares
Soil: Silicious-clay with gravely subsoil
Age of vineyard: 15 years or more
Grape varieties: 80% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Sémillon
Yield: 50 hl/ha
Production: 50,000 bottles

Winemaking: All the grapes are pressed together and cold-settled at 8° C for 4 days. Temperature controlled fermentation during 12 days at 18° C. Aged 6 months in stainless-steel tanks on lees.

Tasting Notes: Pale yellow color with green highlights. Pleasant, aromatic nose, with overtones of citrus and floral blossoms. In mouth: very good balance, a pleasant body.

Food pairing: Aperitif. Uncooked entrees. salmon or scallop carpaccio, seafood and oysters. Excellent with a different fish, baked or steamed.