CHATEAU JAS DE BRESSY WHITE
Châteauneuf du Pape
1 ha (2.50 acres)
AVERAGE AGE OF VINEYARD
60 years old
Around 1 600 bottles (140 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.
South. Situated on one of the last terraces at the southern part of the appellation, sheltered from the Mistral. The grapes matured very early.
Grenache Blanc: 50%; Roussanne: 50%
VINIFICATION / AGING
• Pressing directly done after the harvest • Vinification into barrels ans small concrete tanks • Aging on lees with stiming • 9 month-maturing in barrels of 2 and 3 years old.
Rich and rounded, this wine has damp woodland notes and fruits flavours. It is very well balanced and present an impressive length.
Round and complexe, this wine can be enjoyed on a fish dish with white sauce or creamy white meat. Il can be drunk also on matured cheeses.