Domaine de Trevallon Blanc 2017

Traditional vinification in Burgundy barrels, 20% new.

Presentation

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. No filtration.
Varietals
Grenache blanc : 8%
Clairette : 7%
Marsanne : 60%
Roussanne : 15%
Chardonnay : 10%

Tasting advices

Serving
Decant half an hour before serving at 15°C.
Tasting notes
This is a powerful and elegant wine which is quite rich.
On the nose, you smell abricot and peach.
On the palate, it is unctuous with a lovely bitter note and refreshing salinity.
It has a long chalky and mineral finish.

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