About Domaine de Valensac: This vineyard stretches over 49 hectares, located next to the Mediterranean Sea in the Languedoc Roussillon, and benefits from the maritime influence and fresh soils. Domaine de Valensac farms different classic grape varieties from this region, Chardonnay, Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, however it also has uncommon grape variety for Languedoc such as Petit Manseng, Riesling, Albariño and Petit Verdot.
Vinification: Harvest at night; grapes are put under CO2 to avoid oxidation, skin maceration, pressure by pneumatic press machine, separation of the juices and cold settling. The fermentation is made in stainless steel tanks for approximately 20 days with controlled temperature between 16 and 18 degrees. Wine is aged on its lees for a few months before fining and bottling.
Description: Beautiful intense yellow colour with golden highlights. A velvety nose, with great aromatic complexity : Yellow fleshed stone fruits (Peach, Apricot), exotic fruits (Pineapple, Passionfruit) and notes of grilled almonds. Fresh and frank attack in the mouth, good density and good length. A generous wine for aperitifs, seafood platters and shellfish, or a dessert such as Pineapple Panna Cotta.