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Producer: Château Lestrille CapmartinGrape Varieties: Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and MuscadelleOptimum Drinking: Within 5 yearsWine Style: Dry yet rounded whiteAlcohol by Volume: 13%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: France
This is a smooth, ripe wine bursting with white peach flavours and suberb lemon freshness. It has some concentrated apricot flavours on the palate which is kissed generously by spicy wood. It finishes with a long rich, toasty note.
At Château Lestrille, Estelle Roumage makes modern, fruit-driven wines. They use sustainable winegrowing practices to respect the balance of the soil as they believe the essence of winemaking lies in the vineyard itself. They vinify each plot on their 40 hectare property seperately with tailor-made precision. The Château is located at the northern point of the Entre-deux-Mers appellation in the small town of St. Germain du Puch between Libourne and Bordeaux.
Clay and silt.
Lutte raisonnée - sustainable agriculture
The grapes are picked at full maturity. Maceration takes place for 8 hours. Cold stabilisation and yeast inoculation is carried out in tank. Fermentation in new oak. Ageing on its fine lees after fermentation with frequent batonnage. Bottled after 10 months.
Sauvignon Gris 55%, Semillon 39%, Sauvignon Blanc 6%
Perfect on its own, with fish, poultry, cheeses or Thai dishes.
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