Château de La Rivière 2016 blanc
The vineyard of Château de La Rivière covers 65 hectares of vine planted on a clay-limestone soil. Chateau de La Rivière shelters 8 hectares of careers of limestone, ideal for the ageing in barrels and the conservation of the bottles.
67 % Sauvignon Blanc,
33 % Sauvignon Gris
Manual grape harvest (19th and 21th of September) and direct pressing of the entire brunch. Cool « debourbage » (settling) and alcoholic fermentation at 18°C (including 10% made in new barrels).
90% in concrete vats on lees for 5 months.
10% in new barrels with stirring for 3 months.
65 hl / ha
13 % Vol.
Expressive nose of grapefruit, citrus and tropical fruits, and also flowers.
Lively attack in mouth with a powerful aroma which brings smooth and delicate taste.
This well-balanced wine is just splendid as a starter or all along the meal.
BORDEAUX PRIMEUR 2016
€ 9.95 per fles