IGP Côtes de Thau Gemme Blanc

Grape Variety 

Sauvignon Blanc and Colombard.

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.

And to the north of the Via Domitia, growing mainly in chalky limestone soil dating back from the Cretaceous or the Miocene periods, three alternate and distinct areas of: garrigues, pinewoods, vineyards.                                                   

Colour

Pale yellow and crystal clear.  

Nose

The nose is intense, fresh and inviting with freshly picked citrus fruit notes (lemon and lime, grapefruit) and a hint of seawater.

Mouth 

The attack is  supple and light.

The mouth is an explosion of citrus fruit aromas, a marked mineral taste and seawater notes.

The finish offers a pleasant acidity and is thirst-quenching fresh.

Best served             

8°C

Food and wine-pairing suggestions  

Serve as an aperitif, with a grilled shellfish platter or with a fruit puree.