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We currently suggest our Chardonnay Le Palajo 2017,

Domaine de la Métairie d'Alon, 

which has been awarded a 90/100 rating by Andreas Larson ! 

(Best sommelier in the world in 2017.) 

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Languedoc

Languedoc


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Grape variety

Roussanne - Picpoul

Origin

The grapes comes from vineyards that overlook the Mediterranean Sea. The soils, mainly calcareous, are composed of sand, gravel, molasse and white marls and are not overly productive, limiting vine growth and promoting ripening of the grapes.

Vinification

The two varieties are vinified separately in stainless steel vats. The grapes are destemmed and slightly pressed. The juice is fermented at a controlled temperature of 18°C.
40% in oak barrels (20 % new barrels) and 60% in stainless steel vats.

Ageing

After blending, the wine is aged for 3 months on fine lees.

Tasting notes

The wine is fresh and mineral with a beautiful pae yellow colour.
Expressive nose of white flowers, pear and kiwi. Finale of bitter orange underlined by delicate notes of white pepper.

Wine and Food

Serve at 12°C as an aperitif,with a fresh fish tartar or a grilled fish. Delicious with an eggplant tatin, a dahl of coral lentils or a Thai salad.

Awards

Decanter WWA 2018 : 95/100 - Gold
Guide Hachette des Vins 2019 : 1 star
Mundus Vini 2018 : Silver
IWSC 2018 : Bronze

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Abbotts et Delaunay
32, avenue du Languedoc  MARSEILLETTE  France
P:+33 (0)4 68 79 00 00