Toques et Clochers Terroir Haute-Vallée 2014 - Limoux

Terroir Haute-Vallée (chalky-clay) is is the coolest of the 4 terroirs in Limoux, Haute Vallée, as it is situated at the highest altitude. In this location, Chardonnay produces an AOC Limoux still white wine, expressing freshness, minerality and ageing potential. Created at the end of 1980s to highlight the different terroirs identified within the Limoux growing area, this wine, like the three other ones, making up the Toques & Clochers range, is elaborated from grapes derived from parcels within the same terroir, that have been carefully selected and blended by the cooperative’s enologists.

  • TERROIR : Clay-limestone soil, blending of plots located in the Haute-Vallée terroir.
  • GRAPE VARIETY : Chardonnay 100 %
  • VINIFICATION : In French oak barrels for 10 months.
  • PRICE TTC FROM FRANCE : 12,20 € (DISTRIBUTION IN THE UK : HARVEY & SON, JOHN ARKELL, CAVES DE PYRENE, THE MIXED CASE, THE VINTNER, NORMANOR)
  • TASTING NOTES : Golden color with silver tints.
    Refined and fragrant pineapple and white fleshed fruit aromas, tarragon, honey, toasted hazelnut, gingerbread, and a hint of peony.
    Fresh, ample, well-ripened and fruity on the palate. Lively, with mild spices (ginger and nutmeg), lengthy lemon marmalade notes.
  • FOOD PAIRING : vegetable pie, lemon tajine, chicken with ginger, fish stew, and Reblochon cheese.

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Sieur d’Arques

Founded in 1946, the cooperative winery of the growers of Limoux became Vignerons de Sieur d’Arques in 1998. It is the leading operator of the appellations from this area (59% of the total market and 62% of sparkling wine sales). This company produces Blanquette de Limoux, but also Crémant de Limoux, as well as still white and red Limoux wines, recognized as AOCs since 1991 and 1992, respectively.

Tél. 33 (0)4 68 74 63 00 – www.sieurdarques.com