Domaine du Pré Semelé , Le Cotelin

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Characteristics of this wine :

  • Soils/exposure : Portlandian limestone. Subsoil: Kimmeridgian limestone. Exposure: South East.
  • Age of the vines : 50 years
  • Yield : 40 hl/ha
  • Certification : In conversion to “Organic Farming”
  • Vinification/aging : Manual harvest in 25 kg crates. Vinification: long and gentle pressing (about 3h30) with separation of the juices and separate vinification. Settling after 48 hours of cold stabilization (8°C). Yeasting with a neutral yeast that does not bring any artificial aroma, just those naturally present in the grape. Fermentation and aging in demi-muids (600 liters) thermoregulated for one year. Aging on fine lees with stirring if necessary. Fining with bentonite (natural clay) Filtration with cellulose plates and bottling after CO2 adjustment.
  • Taste and nose : The Cotelin is a rather solar terroir which gives a rich and complex wine with a very nice volume in the mouth and a balanced finish. It is made for laying down and can be eaten with grilled fish, white meats or goat’s cheese.
  • Food pairing : Wine that goes well with gourmet dishes, it knows how to accompany a wide variety of dishes, even with character.