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Altesse – « Chapitre 17 » 2017

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Intense and rich wine with elegant aromatics. An expression of the Altesse in 2017 ...

Altesse – « Chapitre 17 » 2017
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: 1,2 kg/ha of copper metal against 4 kg/ha authorized and 50 kg/ha of sulfur.

Wine making & ageing process

Manual harvest. Wine vinified and aged in stainless steel vats for 19 months. Indigenous yeasts and malolactic fermentation complete.

Apart from adding a little SO2 at bottling, no input was 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 richness of a candied fruit. The whole is enriched by floral, spicy and honeyed touches: flint, hawthorn, pear, citrus candied, orris root and ginger, honey cake ...

Palate

A tender sweetness associated with nervousness. Refined tone of aromatic, grain salinity and suave persistence.

Wine Pairings

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

Cellaring potential

5-8 years. Will reach its peak between 2021 and 2023.

Wine analysis
    • Total SO2: 32 mg/l
    • Volatile Acidity: 0.45 g/l H2SO4
    • Residual Sugars: 2.9 g/l
    • Alcohol: 12.35 %
    • Capacity: 75 cl