2013

Domaine de Trevallon Blanc 2013

Traditional vinification in Burgundy barrels, 50% new

The wine

One of the loveliest whites from the Domaine.

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

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

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.