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Cap Béar White

Cap Béar White

Region

AOP Collioure

Winemaker notes

The Collioure appellation is comprised of 1000 hectares situated in the rolling terrain between the Pyrenees mountains and the Mediterranean. With soils comprised of mainly grey and brown schist, the region benefits from the moderating influences the altitude from slopes from the nearby mountains, the Mediterranean sea and strong, cooling Tramontane wind. The Collioure appellation is comprised of 1000 hectares situated in the rolling terrain between the Pyrenees mountains and the Mediterranean. With soils comprised of mainly grey and brown schist, the region benefits from the moderating influences the altitude from slopes from the nearby mountains, the Mediterranean sea and strong, cooling Tramontane wind. The dry wines of the region are known to have a distinct saline minerality.

Viticultural Notes

Bush-trained Grenache Gris vines are planted on terraced schist slopes that meet at the Mediterranean sea. Grapes are hand-harvested harvested via multiple passes through the vineyard selecting plots that are at optimal ripeness. Yields average 15hl/ha.

Wine

Cap Béar White

Estate

Domaine des Clos de Paulilles

Vintage

2016

Varietal

100% Grenache Gris

Region

AOP Collioure

Vine Age

40-50 years

Soil

Schist

Farming

Certified Organic

Fermentation

Fermentation in concrete egg-shaped tanks

Aging

Aging on lees in a combination of concrete eggs and demi-muids for 8 months.

Alcohol

14%



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