Vignerons de Florensac Picpoul
- This cuvée is made of a selection of the best terroirs from Pinet, Pomerols and Florensac totaling approximately 45 acres of clay limestone soils.
- The vineyards overlook the Thau Lagoon, the largest oyster pond in the Mediterrean sea.
- The sea and lagoon provide an ideal climate to fully develop the aromas of Picpoul by decreasing temperature variances between day and night.
Crystal clear lemon color with green tinges. Soft, delicate nose with hints of grapefruit, unripe peach, acacia and briney notes. Balanced with good structure and acidity in the mouth, and a saline lingering finish. Perfect pairing for any shellfish
Harvest takes place during night time to preserve the freshness of the grapes and prevent oxidation. The whole fermentation occurs in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. There is no malolactic fermentation to maintain the bright acidity of the Piquepoul. Piquepoul is a highly acidic grape, the name originating from “to sting the lips” or pique-pout. Aged 4 months aged on its lees in stainless steel tanks Farming is sustainable. Yields are 60hl/ha.