Domaine de Souch is located on the first foothills of the Atlantic Pyrenees in the heart of the Bearn – the original homeland of Henry the IV - at an altitude of 332m. The vines are planted on the hillside, facing south and overlooking the Pyrenees and the Pic du Midi d'Ossau. The estate has been under biodynamic management since 1994.
This wine is best enjoyed at 8°C to 10°C with cheese or for aperitif, salty-sweet dishes, cured meat, poultry or a cream sauce dish (a veal Blanquette for example).
The Gros Maseng selected for this wine are the most fruity. The Petit Maseng grapes come from terraces vines.
Terroir: Clay and limestone soil with puddingstone, "Poudingue" in French. The vineyard is located on a upper reaches of a hilly valley side with south exposure facing Pyrenees Mountains and Pic du Midi d’Ossau.
Average age of vines: 35 years old
Vinification: Grapes are hand harvested and sorted several times to isolate the best possible quality. The wine is vinified in in thermo-regulated stainless steel tanks to preserve the fresh aromatics of the Manseng grapes.
Potential ageing: 5 years
- Petit Manseng, Gros Manseng
- France, South West
- Domaine de Souch
- Ready to Drink And Will Improve