An elegant, distinctive Provence white suited for the dining table. Aromas of white flowers, hazelnut and salty minerality. The palate is mid-weight, textured and subtle with notes of pink grapefruit, lychee, ginger and exotic citrus.
50% Vermentino, 30% Ugni Blanc and 20% Clairette. Vermentino is grown mostly in Corsica and Sardegna and the Italian region of Liguria, but there are increasing plantings throughout France’s Mediterranean coast. It typically makes deeply-coloured, full and ripe wines. Ugni Blanc, known throughout Italy as Trebbiano, is France’s most planted white grape and is the grape most used in the production of Brandy. It is capable of making fresh, bright and moderately interesting wines when yields are controlled and care is taken. Clairette is planted sparingly throughout southern France, notably in the Rhône Valley and Provence. It is typically used in blends where it adds acidity and aromatics.
La Londe is a tiny sub appellation of the Côtes de Provence, the core appellation of the Provence wine region in the far southeast of France. Similar to other areas of Provence, 75% of La Londe wine is rosé, with the remainder being entirely red. White wines produced in the area are sold under the general Côtes de Provence title. Located on the Mediterranean coast just east of Toulon, the La Londe vineyards are spread between the communes of Hyères and La Londe-les Maures itself, as well as some specific areas of Bormes-les-Mimosas and La Crau. The best sites are situated on the southeast facing slopes of the southern Massif des Maures hills. Wine has been made here for over 2600 years, making Provence the oldest wine producing region of France.
Sourced from vineyards with an average age of vines of 60 years old. Farmed organically and harvested by hand.
Cold soaked prior to fermentation to increase texture and complexity of flavours. Fermented cool in stainless steel tanks to maintain freshness and fruit character.