Domaine de Trevallon Blanc 2009

Traditional vinification in Burgundy barrels, 50% new

The wine

First vintage with Grenache blanc.


North Alpilles.


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


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.


Marsanne : 50%
Roussanne : 24%
Chardonnay : 11%
Clairette : 10%
Grenache blanc : 5%


Decant half an hour before serving at 13°C.

Tasting notes

August 2011, 16.5/20 in the Bettane and Dessauve guide. Creamy and smooth in the mouth, coating the palate with touches of almonds, the wine is well constructed, and will shine with a truffle risotto.

Food and wine pairings

Truffle risotto.