Domaine de Trevallon Blanc 2007

Traditional vinification in Burgundy barrels, 50% new.

Location

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 : 40%
Roussanne : 35%
Clairette : 13%
Chardonnay : 12%

Serving

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Decant half an hour before serving at 13°C.

Tasting notes

Floral nose, lovely acidity with lovely length on the palate. Some dried fruit notes.

Food and wine pairings

Grilled sea bream with olive oil.