"Roc'h Avel" means "the rock of the wind", a small island off the Brittany coast.
This cuvée from Terre de L'Elu is an exciting bouquet of liquorice and fennel to begin, leading
to ripe pear and fresh almonds. A saline freshness and aniseed flavour on the palate. Full-bodied, yet at the same time tender and elegant.
Serve around 12°C. Ready for drinking now, will keep up to ten years.
Match it with: Shellfish and seafood, but also fresh goat’s cheese with olive oil and herbs.
Terroir: Schist and Quartz
Average age of vines: 70 years old from L'Aiglerie parcel.
Vinification: The grapes are hand-harvested // Direct press of whole bunch // Natural fermentation
(indigenous yeast) in vats // Aged for 10 to 12 months on fine lees in vats (no batonnage).
- Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Grolleau Gris
- France, Loire
- Terre de L'Élu
- Ready to Drink And Will Improve