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Altesse – « Chapitre 16 » 2016

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Mineral and floral wine, aromatic delicacy.

Altesse – « Chapitre 16 » 2016
AOC Roussette de Savoie

 | Certifié Agriculture Biologique

In the vineyards

Only Bordeaux mixture and sulfur are used to manage the cryptogamic diseases of the vine: 1,3 kg/ha of copper metal against 4 kg/ha authorized and 26 kg/ha of sulfur.

Wine making & ageing process

Manual harvests. Wine vinified and aged in a hexagonal concrete tank (with a horizontal egg inside). Indigenous yeasts and complete malolactic fermentation. Apart from the addition of a little SO2 during the bottling, no input has been added.

Wine type
White wine
Grape variety
Altesse
Location
Savoie - Lucey - 400m in altitude, oriented south-west
Terroir
Scree slope on marly limestone
Climate
Continental and alpine
Color

Deep pale gold color, with green and pearly tints.

Nose

Intense nose that begins with empyreumatic notes, highlighting the fresh fruity character. It is enriched by floral and spicy touches: hawthorn, rhubarb, candied citrus fruits, ginger, green tea…

Palate

Powerful, long and precise. Great richness supported by a mineral finish.

Wine Pairings

It goes particularly well with fish, seafood, hard cheeses or goat cheeses...

Cellaring potential

5-8 years. Will reach its peak between 2020 and 2022.

Wine analysis
    • Total SO2: 48 mg/l
    • Volatile Acidity: 0.46 g/l H2SO4
    • Residual Sugars: 0.5 g/l
    • Alcohol: 12.21 %
    • Capacity: 75 cl