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Clos de Paulilles White

Clos de Paulilles White

Region

AOP Collioure

Viticultural 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. Vines are planted on terraces of brown schist. Grapes are hand-harvested in the early morning hours. Yields are around 30 hl/ha.

Wine

Clos de Paulilles White

Estate

Domaine des Clos de Paulilles

Vintage

2017

Varietal

60% Grenache Blanc, 40% Grenache Gris

Region

AOP Collioure

Vine Age

20-50 years

Soil

Schist

Farming

Certified Organic

Fermentation

Fermentation in a combination of concrete egg with aging on lees for 5 to 6 months.

Aging

Aging in stainless steel prior to bottling.

Alcohol

14.5%



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