Gaillac - Domaine d'Escausses - L'Ombre Fraiche
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France , Languedoc-Roussillon
Silver Medal Concours des Vins de Gaillac
Pale yellow robe, green reflections. In the nose, anis and flower notes, pleasant, fine and nervous. In the mouth, a frank attack, good balance between alcohol and acidity. Acidulated notes on finale.
Loin de l’Oeil 15% Sauvignon 15% Muscadelle 70%
Lime and clay. Marnes and tertiary lake sediment limestone
Harvest is done by hand or by machine, depending on grapes and sanitary evolution. Relates to each parcel, each vintage. Here, nothing is decided before. The grape decides!
Aging in vat, on “lees” for 5 months. Early bottling (following spring)
Controlled temperature fermentation around 15° / 18° C.