2011

Domaine de Trevallon Blanc 2011

Traditional vinification in Burgundy barrels, 50% new.

Situation

North Alpilles

Terroir

Limestone and clay soil, very stony: Hauterivian et Barremian, second stage of the lower Cretaceous, less than 130 million years.

Vinification

Each grape variety is aged in barrel separately for 12 months without any racking and just 2-3 stirring of the lees. Clarification and fining are with clay. Light filtration when bottled.

Varietals

Marsanne : 50%
Roussanne : 24%
Chardonnay : 10%
Clairette : 8%
Grenache blanc : 8%

Serving

Decant half an hour before serving at 13°C.

Tasting notes

A lovely fresh, oily and unctuous wine.

Food pairing

Foie gras.

Reviews

16.5/20

"Rich, oily, quite thick and dense with notes of marzipan. Weighty and long, it reminds me of a top White Hermitage." [+]
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Rating : 4 stars (1 Reviews)