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M. Chapoutier 'Petite Ruche' Crozes-Hermitage Blanc


750 ML


Product Description

Originally, the appellation only included the town of Crozes- Hermitage, because of its reputation acquired through some parcels retained AOC Hermitage. This area has long been occupied mainly by orchards or wasteland . Only after the extension of the term in 1952 that the vineyard developed. Marsanne . The soil and subsoil are composed of old alluvium with many gravel and pebbles. Harvest maturity. The grapes are pressed whole . The must is decanted for 24 hours in the cold. Vinification temperatures are controlled at around 18 ° C. The fermentation and aging of this wine are in vats. The malolactic fermentation is blocked to give freshness to the wine. DRESS : pale yellow with green reflections , clear, shiny. NOSE: green apple , very floral , exotic fruits, citrus. Palate: supple attack with lots of freshness , very aromatic ( floral, candied fruits).


Varietal: Marsanne

Region: Crozes Hermitage, Blanc