Domaine de Trevallon Blanc 2013

Traditional vinification in Burgundy barrels, 50% new

Presentation

The wine
One of the loveliest whites from the Domaine.
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
Marssanne : 50%
Roussanne : 24%
Chardonnay : 10%
Clairette : 8%
Grenache blanc : 8%

Tasting advices

Serving
Decant half an hour before serving at 13°C.
Tasting notes
Pale yellow. A few shimmers of green which are a sign of freshness. Gentle blend of almond, tilleul, verbena and aniseed, typical of the white Trevallon.

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