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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
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

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

Palate

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