Roc'h Avel" means "the rock of the wind", a small island off the Brittany coast.
The rock, the wind, the wine... These old vines demonstrate perfectly the sublime terroir of Aiglerie. A white blend Chenin-Sauvignon blanc- Grolleau Gris proving that when you have exceptional terroir, the wine speaks for itself.
This cuvée is an exciting bouquet of liquorice and fennel, 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.
Vinification: Old vines in the exceptional schist and quartz terroir of L’Aiglerie. The grapes are hand-harvested, whole bunches are direct pressed, natural fermentation with indigenous yeasts is stainless steel. Aged for 10 to 12 months on fine lees with no stirring.
Average age of vines: 70 years old from L'Aiglerie parcel.
- Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Grolleau Gris
- France, Loire
- Terre de L'Élu
- Ready to Drink And Will Improve