Rivesaltes Ambré - Le domaine des chênes
  • Color: White
  • Vintages: 2008
  • Appellation: Rivesaltes ambré
  • Varieties: Very old white and grey Grenache (50%) and old Macabeu (50%). Yields inferior to 20hl/ha.
  • Terroir: Very stony limestone located at the foot of the cliffs.
  • Harvest: Manual
  • Vinification: Traditional in white followed by a mutage (addition of alcohol) at middle fermentation. Ageing seven years in barrels (220L).
  • Tasting: Complex nose combining citrus fruits, toasted almonds, dried figs and hazelnuts. The mouth is an alliance between the delicacy of the taste and the subtlety of the aromas.
  • Wine and food pairings: Can be enjoyed as an aperitif or with a dry goat cheese, walnut cake or white cheese.
  • Rewards: 14/20 Bettane & Desseauve 2018. 1 star in Guide Hachette 2018. 89 Parker Points (The Wine Advocate).