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Domaine de Fontenille

Cuvée Alphonse
Luberon AOP
White 2016
Region Rhône
Appellation Luberon
Cuvée Cuvée Alphonse
Color White
Vintage 2016
Grape variety Clairette, Grenache blanc, Vermentino ou Rolle
Alcohol 14%
Content 75 cl (Bouteille)

Wine making

Viticulture in the process of conversion. Traditional hand picking in several passes. Use of sorting tables, Total destemming, Temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats, Pressurage direct. Ageing in demi-muid (large wooden vat) used for one previous vintage, Ageing in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats, Traditional corks, Ageing on the lees.


Appareance

Straw yellow colour, limpid, greenish-gold highlights.


Nose

Classy, rich, generous white flowers aromas, slight boxwood aromas, subtle mint aromas, generous peach aromas, slight clay aromas, subtile butter aromas, subtile cream aromas.


Palate

Aromatic, rich, buttery, white flowers overtones, peach hints, clay hints, elegant tannin, round.


Wine and food pairing

Fish terrine, Scallop carpaccio, Prawns à la plancha, Fish in a sauce, Panfried foie gras


Serving temperature

12° - 14°


Aging potential

From 2016 to 2017