La Bargemone Blanc

White

France

Provence

Description

Bargemone is among the foremost estates of the Coteaux d’Aix appellation of Provence. A benchmark producer of the delicious, dry rosé for which Provence is famous, the Commanderie was founded by Templar knights in the13th century, and is home to a proud viticultural tradition and more than 160 acres of sustainably grown vineyards.

Tasting Notes: This classic, unoaked white is light, crisp and refreshing, offering aromas of lemon oil, sage, and verbena, with a light mineral character and a long, clean finish.

Serve With: Enjoy this versatile wine on its own or with a wide range of simple salads, fish, or shellfish (especially sushi, freshly-shucked oysters, sole, or grilled calamari).

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

Coteaux d’Aix en Provence AOP

Variety

Vintage

Wine Type

UPC

097871003285

Case Code

10097871003282

Vineyards

163 acres under vine (including Grenache, Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Grenache Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Ugni Blanc, and Rolle (Vermentino). *Sustainably-grown, certified QualiSud.

Composition

70% Rolle (Vermentino), 30% Sauvignon Blanc.

Viticulture

Yields of 4 tons/acre. Vines average 30+ years in age, except for the Rolle, from new 3 to 6 year old vineyards. Harvested very early in the morning to preserve freshness.

Winemaking

Settled for 48 hours at 54°F, followed by 10 days fermentation at 57°F. No malolactic conversion. Vinified entirely in stainless steel tanks.

Alcohol

13%

Vegan

Farming Practices

HPS SKU

BARG011218

 

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