Gaujal St Bon Picpoul de Pinet Cuvee Dames

Gaujal St Bon


Vintage: 2016
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Languedoc
Appellation: Picpoul De Pinet
Wine type: White
Varietals: Picpoul Blanc
Vineyard: 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!
Orientation: Southern exposure
Soil: Clay/limestone with sandy stone deposits
Viticulture: All grapes are hand harvested. Yields are kept low in the 40 h/h range, while 60 h/h is permitted (and often exceeded).
Vinification: Natural yeast fermentation in tank
Aging: Aged on the lees for 7-8 months in stainless steel tank before bottling.