There are only 370 acres planted with grapes in this appellation so this is a relatively rare wine – just 80,000 cases produced per year in the appellation.
VINIFICATION: After hand harvesting, vinification and aging in 2 to 5 year old oak barriques for 12 months.
TASTING: This noble wine reflects the intense concentration of its terroir as it ages. It shows bountiful aromas of ripe white fruits with an elegant, herbal minerality in the finish. Excellent with rich, complex dishes such as stew or Cassoulet. Also hearty seafood or vegetarian meals, and rich, creamy cheeses.