Picpoul de Pinet

FRESH & FRUITY
To enjoy with fish, shellfish and salads.
Best served between 9°C and 11°C.

Technical sheet

Name of the wine:

Picpoul de Pinet

Country / Région:

France/ Languedoc

Terroir:

Terroir de Pinet.

Appellation:

AOP Picpoul de Pinet

Color:

Lovely pale gold.

Nose:

Fresh, crisp with a hint of yellow flowers.

Palate:

Very fresh with great balance.

Finish:

A fairly full wine, fleshy yet fresh, ends deliciously with long acidity.

Soil type:

Clay and limestone terroir close to the Thau Lagoon. Limestone soils from the cretaceous.

Grape varietie:

100% Piquepoul.

Vinification:

100% de-stemmed. Vinification under controlled temperature.

Maturing:

4 to 5 months in stainless steel tank.

Yield:

50 – 55 hl/ha.

Alcohol:

12.5 % Vol.

TO DRINK:

Within 2 years.

KEEPING:

Ready to drink now, should be drunk within 2 years.
We advise you to drink this wine within two years so as to enjoy the maximum fruity aromas and freshness. Never let them age for more.

As with all wines, the temperature at which it’s kept will dictate how well it keeps. The ideal is between 12°C and 18°C.

TASTING:

Best served between 8°C and 10°C.
To enjoy it best, we advise you to drink this wine as an aperitif or with a meal.

Enjoy your Picpoul with :

  • Your first course: Salmon Mousse, Avocado stuffed with shrimp, Lebanese Tabbouleh,
  • Fish and shellfish: Oysters from Bouzigues, Lobster in the Parisian style, Carpaccio of St Jacques, Mussels stuffed with squash.
  • Cheese: Cabécou, Heart of ashen touraine.
  • Dessert: "Oreilletes" from provence with orange blossom.

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