Domaine de Montesquiou Jurançon Sec Cuvade Preciouse 2016
This wine from Jurançon is grown in the harsh climate of the Pyrenees, with influences of the southern heat, the Pyrenean rigor and Atlantic challenges. The terroir is composed of clayey and silty soil with an important quantity of aluminium. This rough area produces great and pure white wines with expressive fruit, balanced acidity and lots of minerality.
Harvest of the 3 grape varieties occurs on the same day and pressed together to obtain a synergy during the fermentation at low temperature and then aged in old wooden vats on natural fine lees to give the wine structure and elegance.
Grape variety : Gros Manseng, Petit Manseng, Courbu and Camarelet from old vines.
The nose expresses the finesse of the aromatic palette, mixing according to the vintages the white flowers, lime blossom, eucalyptus, or exotic fruits and citrus fruits. The palate, with a harmonious structure, expresses a silky, deep and persistent where the aromas are expressed with intensity, carried by the minerality of the wine