Domaine de Joy – Idylle
IGP Côtes de Gascogne, France
Mechanical harvesting by night from mid September for Ugni Blanc, Colombard and Sauvignon blanc until mid October for Gros Manseng. Destemming. Skin contact maceration at cold temperature between 8 and 15 hours. Pressing. Grape varieties are separated into tanks for fermentation at 18°C. Aging in tanks under fine lees for 4 months. Pomp over of the lees for a better extraction of the aromas. Blending, filtration and bottling.
Grape varieties: 70% Sauvignon blanc, 20% Gros Manseng, 10% Colombard
Tasting: Idylle offers a pale golden color. The nose reveals notes of green lemon and white fruits with a nice spicy touch. On the palate, this wine is round and elegant. The balance between fruity and acidity is well balanced.
Companion: Enjoy it as an aperitif, but will be perfect with a fish soup, smoked salmon, sushi and spicy food.
Volume: 750 ml; Vintage: 2014