CHATEAU DES FINES ROCHES WHITE
Châteauneuf du Pape
5 ha (12 acres)
AVERAGE AGE OF THE VINEYARD
25 years old
21 000 bottles (1 800 cases)
Pebbles on the surface, storing up the heat in the daytime and restoring it to the vinestocks in the night-time, thus enabling the grapes to attain a high degree of maturity. Sandy-red-clay subsoil.
Grenache Blanc: 50%; Bourboulenc: 20%; Clairette: 20%; Roussanne: 10%
VINIFICATION / AGING
Cold vinification, 16° - 18°C in concrete tanks. No oak maturing. Aging of 8 months in concrete tanks.
Floral aromas develop in the first two years of aging. Afterwards, they evolve towards fruit aromas like apricot with a touch of honey.
Delicious with grilled fish or fish cooked in a white wine sauce. Also excellent with white meat such as veal. The gourmet diner will certainly appreciate tasting this wine with young goat’s cheese.