Notes of citrus and white fruits. The palate presents a good balance between freshness, minerality and volume.
Brioche notes are brought by the wood fermentation.
This IGP white wine is made 100% from Chardonnay from old vines, and truly represents the expression of "New World" winegrowers on one of the most beautiful terroirs in France.
In The Vineyard
Area of Origin: Roussillon, South of France
About The Harvest
The fruit was picked at optimum ripeness to ensure good fruit intensity and refreshing acidity.
In The Cellar
The grapes are pressed after a skin maceration of 4 to 5 hours.
After cooling, the juices remain in static settling for 48 hours then are cleared to be fermented at 14 ° C, a portion in stainless steel vats and a portion in oak barrels. Once the vinification is completed, the two parts are assembled. (30% vinified in barrels)
Bottling is carried out quickly, always with the aim of optimizing the freshness of the product.
After years of contact and cooperation with France, the Grier family of Villiera Wines in South Africa, purchased a vineyard in the South of France in 2006. They produce a complete range of wines in the heart of the Fenouillèdes, in the famous Agly Valley, considered one of the finest terroirs of the Roussillon region. The Domaine Grier Chardonnay expresses the successful combination of Old and New World.