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Château Haut-Valentin - Cuvée Blanc

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Recently acquired, the plots of Château Haut-Valentin are quite old and of an exceptionally high-quality, both in terms of the Sémillon vines but also the nature of the soil and their exposure.
Very complementary to Sainte-Croix-du-Mont, Premières Côtes de Bordeaux also belong to the appellations producing the Grands Vins Blancs Liquoreux de Bordeaux.

       
  A.O.C. Premières Côtes de Bordeaux  
 
  Area:
Soil:
Exposure:
Cadillac
clay and limestone, gravelly loam
South / Southeast
 
 
  Area:
Density:
Grapes:
Age of the vines:
Harvest:

5 hectares
5 500 vines / hectare
Sémillon
30 to 40 years of age
Manual by successive pickings of botrytized grapes from the best plots.
 
 
  Vinification:

Lenght
of fermentation:
Average yield:
Annual production:
traditional vinification in cement and stainless steel vats.
12 to 15 days

45 hectoliters per hectare
225 hectoliters
 
 
  Tasting:
This wine has a pale gold nose said notes of ripe grapes and candied fruits. On the palate the flavors develop and combine with a good structure to finish on complex aromas of stone fruit, dried fruit, toast. This is a generous sweet white wine with good ageing potential.
 
 
  Pairing:
Serve chilled around 12 ° as an aperitif, to accompany foie gras, white meats, fish sauce, sweetbreads, blue cheese and chocolate desserts.
 
 

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