Appellation: AOC Jurançon sec (South-West France region)
Grapes: Gros Manseng (50%), Petit Manseng (35%), Courbu (15%)
Farming: Organic and biodynamic (certified)
Taste like: Intense on the nose with beautiful notes of white peach, along with yeast and subtle oaky characters. On the palate it’s all about the lively texture and fleshy white fruits as well as orange and citrus notes with an elegant driven acidity and long mineral finish.
About the wine: Harvested from 10 to 80 years old vines, all hand harvested. In the winery, 2/3 direct pressing and 1/3 skin contact for 3 days. Aged in barrels and foudres. One of the best dry white wines from the south-west of France.
When to drink: Drink now or in the next 8-10 years.
Service: 10 degrees C.
Food match: Semi hard Basque sheep cheese such as Ossau Iraty or Etorki, smoked salmon, grilled fish, seafood, oyster, roasted chicken with lemon.