Coudée d’or, 2016

By Domaine Viret

  • Appellation: Vin de France
  • Region: Rhône
  • Country: France
  • Colour: White
  • Grape Varieties: Clairette, Grenache Blanc, Grenache Gris, Muscat of Alexandria, Roussanne, Viognier, Bourboulenc, Carignan Gris
  • Soil type: Clay, Limestone, Tufa
  • Vessel type: Cement - Other
  • Unfined.
  • Filtered - cartouche 5u microns.
  • No added sulphites.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 10 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:The Coudée d'Or reflects the complexity of our terroir. It's a blend between old local and mediterraneen vines variety, which offers balance and aromatic complexity. Soil: Clay–limestone–pebbles Climate: Mediterranean 250 to 300 on altitude Surface area : 2,5 ha Yield: between 25 and 30 hl/ha Harvest: Manual Vinification : Rigorous sorting, low pressure pressing, fermentation in cement, maturation on fine lies. Bottling: light filtration which use low sulfite in order to preserve the natural balance. Service: between 13 to 14°C open the bottle 1 hour in advance or to decant

About Domaine Viret

Rhône, France

Advocates of the principles of organic and biodynamic agriculture, the Viret family has chosen to employ a particular form of natural viticulture throughout their estate. Known as “cosmoculture®”, this is based on cosmotelluric exchanges. Everything is organised in such a way that both vines and wines are able draw on their own natural defenses.

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