Picpoul De Pinet
Gaujal St Bon
The vineyards are located in close proximity to the Mediterranean Sea, not far from the beach resort of Sete, southwest of Montpellier. Picpoul thrives in the hot climate and holds its acidity and freshness well. In fact, the name Picpoul is derived from the French words "picque," meaning sharp, and "poul," meaning lip...lip stinger!
Clay/limestone with sandy stone deposits
All grapes are hand harvested. Yields are kept low in the 40 h/h range, while 60 h/h is permitted (and often exceeded).
Natural yeast fermentation in tank
Aged on the lees for 7-8 months in stainless steel tank before bottling.
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