Roussette de Savoie

  • Altesse
  • Altesse grape variety
  • Cépage Altesse Jean Perrier
AltesseAltesse grape varietyCépage Altesse Jean Perrier
11.70 €
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CépageAltesse wine variety is typically Savoyard.
Little productive, sensitive to mildew and"coulure"(run-out)
Foliage very cut, dark green on the upper side and milk-white on the lawer side.
Altesse likes sloping ground.
Production du CépageWest side of Lac du Bourget. In between the lake and the Rhône.
South exposure, altitude of 220m.
TerroirArgilo-Calcaire.
VinificationManual harvest, pneumatic pressing.
Clarification vinification heat regulated at 20°, fermentation during three weeks.
When the alcoholic fermentation is over, malolactic fermentation starts: the malic acid is degraded into lactic acid, it allows to lawer the wine acidity and avoid fermentation in the bottle.
Thanks to this you have round wines with a long finish in palate and you can keep them longer.
Dégustation : Robe, Nez, BoucheColour : light yellow, green shades
Nose : white fruit, pear and violet.
Palate : lively attack, whith richness. Nice bitterness proper to Altesse.
GardeHe can beware until 5 years and more according to the vintage wines.