Métairie Chenin White
Summum Wines - IGP Pays d'Oc
White,IGP Pays d'Oc
Chenin 100%
The Summum wines are the fruit of a meeting and a mutual passion of two men for a job, as fascinating as difficult, the mix of wisdom and youth, the success of the transmission of knowledge from a generation to another and the continuity of a know-how.For more than 20 years, Luc Pirlet has been a famous winemaker in Languedoc. 60 years old, pleased of what he has done in his professional life, eager to spend more time with his family, Luc has tried to convey his experience and his passion for the business.After having worked few years in marketing, Christopher Cholot, nick named "Cholot" decided to go back to his farming roots and to become a winemaker. When he met Luc in 2013, it was a good match between these two men, soil-lovers, Epicurien spirits and looking for new challenges. After 2 years working side by side, Vintage 2015 was the first Vintage of Summum Wines.
Between the village of Carcassonne and the Mediterranean Sea, near the Pyrenean mountains, not far from the Spanish border. Selected plots in hight valleys under the influence of the ocean. Vines : 4000 feet per hectare.
Harvested early in the morning to avoid oxidation and the use of sulphites, the grapes are pressed immediately and vinified at low temperature (64°F). Ageing on fine lees in stainless steel vat.
Tasting notes
A pale gold colour with a peach fruity nose with litchi and candied apricot notes complicated with citrus hints (Kumquat) at first. After it gives away on white fleshed fruits notes (quince). Citrus aromas on the palate and minerality with menthol hints.
Food pairing
To drink at 46-48°F as an aperitive or with fish dish in white sauce lightly lemony or with a salty-sweet dish (Poultry with a quince sauce , seafood , sashimis,..)
Aging potential
2 years
Grape varieties
Chenin 100%
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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