IGP Côtes de Thau Moelleux Blanc

Grape Variety

Piquepoul 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

Very pale yellow colour; vibrant and transparent.

Nose

Notes of citrus fruit, ripe exotic fruit and fresh verbena.

Mouth

Very inviting and voluminous mouth together with refreshing lemony and litchi notes.

The residual sugar is very subtle and light.

Best served

10°C            

Food and wine-pairing suggestions 

 Serve as an aperitif, with lightly-cooked foie gras, fromage frais, dessert and cakes.