Miraval Blanc Côtes de Provence - 2017

This wine is fleshy and mineral at the same time with aromas of white-flesh fruit, small peaches and almonds. A balance which gives this wine a unique sensation.

Presentation

Situation
Chateau Miraval is one of the only estates in Provence to have its own private valley on the Commune of Correns to the north of Brignoles. The vineyard covers two appellations: Coteaux Varois en Provence (at the north-west) and Cotes de Provence (at the East of the estate).
Terroir
The vineyard is planted on a gentle slope (between 5% and 9%) on clay and limestone soils. The sub-soils are known as Keuper marl. This particular clay is known to have a low internal surface area and is particularly
adapted to great white varietals.
Process
The grapes are hand picked in 35Kg crates and then sorted. Sorting. Gentle pressing. Low temperature fermentation. Ageing in demi-muids (600 litres) and barrique (225 litres) with bâtonnage (stirring of the lees) for 50% of the cuvee.
Varietals
Rolle : 100%

Tasting advices

Tasting notes
Nice nose with aromas of rhubarb and silica. On the palate, a touch of minerality with a slightly limestone character and a dominant Vermentino grape variety that brings delicacy and a nice balance. Great length.