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Altesse – « Pimpenan » 2016

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Full-bodied and tasty wine.

Altesse – « Pimpenan » 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 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). It was vinified for 9 months in French oak barrels (fine grains and low heat). Complete fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Apart from the addition of a little SO2 during the bottling, no input has been added.
Aging in stainless steel vats for 9 months.

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

Deep pale gold color, with green and pearly tints.


Characterized by brioche notes. Expressive fruity with floral, spicy and sweet notes: bergamot, candied fruits, cumin, vanilla...


Aromatic, smooth and soft balanced by a mineral finish.

Wine Pairings

Wine that goes particularly well with dishes based on seafood: fish, shellfish, seafood ... or white meats, game birds, hard cheeses...

Cellaring potential

5-10 years. Will reach its peak between 2020 and 2023.

Wine analysis
    • Total SO2: 59 mg/l
    • Volatile Acidity: 0.63 g/l H2SO4
    • Residual Sugars: 3.6 g/l
    • Alcohol: 12.4 %
    • Capacity: 75 cl