Victor White
Famille Castillon - Costières de Nîmes
White,Costières de Nîmes
Roussanne 60 % - Viognier 20 % - Grenache 20 %
The Famille Castillon has an estate that covers 80 hectares of sunny south facing vineyards, which benefit from the airy Mediterranean climate. Michel and Jérôme Castillon, the domain's owners, are counted amongst the Rhône valley's most dynamic and talented winegrowers. The work that they accomplish allows the grape to breathe out and the use of oak barrels for ageing is restricted as much as possible. As mentioned above, today it’s the ninth generation of the « Castillon family » that rule this domain in “Costières de Nîmes",Through its knowledge and its experience, the “Castillon family” run the fantastic terroir of the southern slope of the appellation. Taking its benefits from a southern exposure and a Mediterranean maritime breeze, this terroir permits as much to keep an aromatic freshness on white wines as being the perfect terroir for the “Mourvèdre”.
The "Victor" is named for the first member of the Castillon family to own the property. Rolled Durance pebbles (the Durance river flowed through the valley well before the Rhône).Vines are organic grown : 20 years old -22 acres - Yield : 2.5T/acre
Grapes are cooled at reception. Then the must is cooled to facilitate a natural clarification. Low temperature vatting.
Tasting notes
Yellow colour with green reflections. Fresh white fruits and white flowers’ pollen aromas on the nose. The Grenache provides the richness and the Roussanne the balancing acidity.
Food pairing
Aperitif, asparagus, fish, white meat with a creamy sauce, veal chops “forestière” (with mushrooms), seafood, risotto and salad. Serve at 54 to 58 °f.
Aging potential
2-3 years
Grape varieties
Roussanne 60 % - Viognier 20 % - Grenache 20 %
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
+33 (0)
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