" Vin soyeux et délicat avec des touches de pêche saupoudrées de notes poivrées. "
Vinisud News, 17 février 2016
Estandon Zenith 2016 – Côtes de Provence
TERROIR : On the Cotignac hills (clayey-calcareous soil) and Flayosc (sandstone soil), in « green » Provence and at the Verdon gate. Most vines over 20-year-old.
GRAPE VARIETY : Grenache, Cinsault, Rolle
VITICULTURE : Mainly mechanical harvesting, very early morning in order to obtain this very pale colour.
VINIFICATION : Short skin maceration before pressing. Juice settling at low temperature. Thermoregulated fermentation and malolactic fermentation blocked. Traditional vinification in stainless tanks under temperature control.
PRICE TTC FROM FRANCE : 13,50 € (DISTRIBUTION IN THE UK : / )
TASTING NOTES : Pale pink color with silver tints, evoking litchi. Refined, elegant and well-balanced aromas, made up of white fruit and underscored by floral notes.
Silky attack, with delicate tannins. The length of the palate is extended by hints of peach, scattered with peppery notes.
FOOD PAIRING : well suited to a refined dish such as sea scallop casserole./li>
Founded over 40 years ago, this entity unites cooperative wineries in the Var area. Headquartered in Brignoles, it produces 10% of the wines from Provence. As a result, ESTANDON Vignerons is the biggest producer in Provence.