Full of fresh aromas of exotic fruit, balanced with beautiful acidity. The balance between sweetness and acidity is perfect, and that’s why you won’t necessarily need a pudding to open this bottle. Located on the 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
Match it with: cheese or for aperitif, salty-sweet dishes, cured meat, poultry or a cream sauce dish (a veal Blanquette for example).
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: Hand-harvested // hand-sorted several times to get find the best quality grapes // the wine is vinified 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