Wine vintage
2018
Appellation
AOP COSTIÈRES DE NîMES
Colour
White
Assemblage
70% Roussanne, 20% Viognier, 10% Grenache
Laying down
Pleasant now and for the next 2 to 4 years
Serving temperature
12 - 14 °C
Capacity
0,75 L

White Sainte Cécile

A well-balanced white wine in the Rhône valley with white peach, almond tree, honey, pollen then pastry aromas.

Grape variety : 70% Roussanne, 20% Viognier, 10% Grenache Blanc.

Appellation : AOP Costières de Nîmes

Colour : White

Terroir : Rolled pebbles from the Durance river (which flowed through the valley well before the Rhône).

Vine age : 30 years.

Yield : 42 hl/ha.

Winemaking process : The must is cooled to facilitate a natural clarification. Fermentation and lees stirring in the 400 liters barrel. 3-month barrel ageing.

Tasting : Rich, long on the palate, with an excellent balance and a good acidity. A well-balanced white wine in the Rhône valley with white peach, almond tree, honey, pollen then pastry aromas.

Serving temperature : 12° - 14°C.

Food pairing : Aperitif, fish, omelet with truffles, dishes with cream and white meat.

Ageing potential : 2 - 4 years.

Notes & awards

Millésime 2017

  • 1 Etoile Guide Hachette 2019
  • 14.5/20 Bettane+Desseauve
  • 89 pts Wine Enthusiast

Millésime 2016

  • 13.5/20 Bettane+Desseauve
  • 90/100 Decanter
  • 90pts Robert Parker