The varietal Les Cépages Sauvignon Blanc IGP by Baron Philippe de Rothschild from the Languedoc-Roussillon presents a bright yellow colour with greenish reflections. On the nose opens a fresh bouquet with aromas of lemon and grapefruit, broom and acacia, which can also be found on the palate, beautiful, round and balanced acidity. In the finale, this southern French Sauvignon Blanc ends with a hint of white flowers.
Cultivation and vinification for Les Cépages Sauvignon Blanc Pays d 'Oc by Baron Philippe de Rothschild
Around the city of Limoux, the vines of the "Les Cépages" - wines find the best conditions in terroir and climate to perfectly develop their varietal aromas. The soils are heavily influenced by lime, sand and clay, hot temperatures during the day and the simultaneously cooling sea breeze from the Mediterranean, help to convince the resulting wine with powerful body, rich, intense fruit and elegance.The
grapes from the different vineyard parcels are vinified separately. They are destemmed and gently pressed. The maceration is then carried out on the shells. Alcoholic fermentation at low temperatures of 16-17°C ensures that the typical primary aromas of sauvignon are preserved.
Food pairing/Food recommendations for Les Cépages Sauvignon Blanc Pays d 'Oc
This aromatic, fresh Sauvignon Blanc from Languedoc is an excellent aperitif wine and an ideal accompaniment to grilled shrimp, shells in white wine sauce or young goat cheese.
The Baron Philippe de Rothschild winery and the Les Cépages project
Since 1995, the Baron Philippe de Rothschild family has been producing grape varieties. The Baroness Philippine de Rotschild found the ideal conditions for this new project in the vineyards of the Languedoc-Roussillon, close to the Mediterranean coast and near the eastern Pyrenees. This is how the line "Les Cépages" (French for grape variety) arose. Wines typical of the respective grape variety, modern, uncomplicated, with their own character, which should offer young people and wine newcomers in particular easy access to the world of Rothschild wines, and the baroness also enjoyed themselves.
|Type of Wine:||White wine|
|Wine acidity in g/l:||5,8|
|Residual sugar in g/l:||1,9|
|Occasion & Theme:||Apéritif , balcony/patio , barbecue , summer-wine|
|Ageing in:||stainless steel tank|
|Grape Variety:||Sauvignon Blanc|
|Quality Classification & Rating:||IGP Indication Géographique Protégée|
|Soil:||Lime , Sand , clay , marl|
|Maturation:||stainless steel tank|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||Citrus Fruit , floral|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||8 - 10|
|Style:||Old World , modern|
|Food Pairing:||Light dishes|
|Glass Recommendation:||White Wine Glass|
|Bottle Design & Features:||Bordeaux Style , classic|
|Bottle size in L:||0,75|
|Alcohol % ABV:||12,5|
|Allergens & Misc. Ingredients:||contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide|
|Distributor:||Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA - 25 Rue Corneille - 33250 Pauillac - Frankreich|