Nose

The powerful nose combines intense grapefruit aromas with lighter floral notes.

Palate

The palate is fresh and lively, revealing a broad array of citrus aromas and exotic fruit flavours.

Growing Conditions

Comté Tolosan is an appellation for wines that can be produced in the vineyards of south-west France, covering 12 different departments and reflecting all the variety and riches of the region. However, most of the white wines are grown on the Gers hillsides. Sand-silt (Armagnac sands) on clay-sandstone subsoil.

Winemaking

Particular care goes into the state of health of the Sauvignon grapes and into their transport to the winery; it is essential to avoid any oxidation during this pre-fermentary phase in which the aromas first emerge. The modern vinification methods used include maceration on the skins for around 10 hours at 12°C in order to strengthen the aromatic potential and flesh of the wine. After the pneumatic pressing, the must is left to settle in stainless steel vats (48hrs) before the alcoholic fermentation is carried out under temperature control (16 to 19°C). The wine is then kept on the fine lees until filtration prior to bottling.

Appearance

This Sauvignon boasts a limpid yellow robe shot through with flashes of gold.

Food Pairing

A lesson in elegance, perfect with seafood, grilled fish or simply as an aperitif.