IGP Côtes de Thau Chardonnay

Grape Variety 

100% Chardonnay

Terroir                      

Located to the south of the Via Domitia, the terroir mainly consists of ancient terraces called ‘Costières’ – dating back to the Pliocene period – overlooking the Etang de Thau lagoon and the Mediterranean sea. The geological structure of these coastal hills being limestone, red marl, clay, sand and stone.                                                  

Colour  

 Beautiful bright yellow colour with gold hues.                                     

Nose

The bouquet develops into white flesh aromas (peach), followed by vanilla, white flowers, honeysuckle and a light touch of mild blond tobacco.                                            

Mouth  

 The attack is supple and very pleasant.

The mouth is full and rich, with a concentrated feel an off-dry: aromatic notes of white flesh fruit (peach), yellow flesh fruit (nectarine).

The finish is a hint of vanilla and toast.

Best served             

10°C

Food and wine-pairing suggestions   

Serve as an aperitif, with fish or white meat cooked in a creamy sauce, fromage frais or lightly matured cheeses.