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Altesse – « Les Altesses » 2017

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Rich and complex wine that expresses the special terroir of the Altesses. Historically, the grape variety Altesse comes from the plot "Les Altesses", highlighted by the Count of Mareste who lived in the castle in the 16th century. This plot may have given its name to the grape variety.

Altesse – « Les Altesses » 2017
AOC Roussette de Savoie

 | Certifié Agriculture Biologique

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In the vineyards

Only Bordeaux mixture and sulfur are used to manage the cryptogamic diseases of the vine: 1 kg/ha of copper metal against 4 kg/ha authorized and 35 kg/ha of sulfur.

Wine making & ageing process

Manual harvests. Wine based on a plot selection (the grapes used for this vintage always come from the same plot). Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Complete malolactic fermentation. Apart from the addition of a little SO2 during the bottling, no input has been added.
Aging for 10 months on lees.

Wine type
White wine
Grape variety
Altesse
Location
Savoie - Lucey - 300m in altitude, oriented south-west
Terroir
Old Jurassic limestone
Climate
Continental and alpine
Color

Deep pale gold color, with green and pearly tints.

Nose

Intense where the fruit is enriched by the presence of spicy and discreet honeyed notes: hawthorn, acacia, cooked pear, citrus zest, candied ginger, vanilla, fennel...

Palate

Aromatic, vivid and smooth with a mineral finish.

Wine Pairings

Will go well with starters based on foie gras, fish in sauce or desserts…

Cellaring potential

5 years. Will reach its peak between 2019 and 2021.

Wine analysis
  • Total SO2: 34 mg/l
  • Volatile Acidity: 0.4 g/l H2SO4
  • Residual Sugars: 0.6 g/l
  • Alcohol: 12.43 %
  • Capacity: 75 cl

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