Muscat de Rivesaltes

 

 

VINEYARD
Area :  France - Roussillon, North-Catalonia
Classification : AOP Muscat de Rivesaltes - Dessert wine
Soil : Clay-limestone soils.
Area under vine : 2.5 Hectares
Yield per hectare : 17 Hl/Ha.
Grape varieties : Muscat petits grains, Muscat Alexandrie.
Cultivation technique : Reasoned culture, Gobelet pruning.


VINIFICATION
Harvesting : Grapes are hand picked and put into small crates for better selection and to avoid the destruction and oxidation of berries. Sorting both before and after destemming.
Wine making : Direct pressing, gentle must settling in stainless steel tanks.
Fermentation : Fermented  at controlled temperature, fortification to keep the natural sweetness & complexity of the wine .
Maturing : In stainless steel vats.


TASTING NOTE
Colour : Beautiful pale yellow with golden glints.
Bouquet : Notes of white flowers  and citrus.
Palate :  Rich aromas of honey, linden-tree, orange blossom & lemongrass. Elegant balanced between freshness, fruit & liquor.

 

Environment friendly, the wine domain is certified BIO since 2018.