Chateau Capion Le Colombier
Variety Viognier – 60%, Roussanne – 40%
Position in Vineyards Exposed west, north-west
Type of Soil Limestone, well -drained
Average Age of Vines 23-26 years
Yield per Hectare 25hl/hectare for 3800 bottom per hectare
Vinification Details Handpicked grapes. After a light pressing the juice settles for 36 hours at a temperature between 10°C to 12°C. The wine is barrelled at the beginning of the fermentation process. Afterwards, the wine ages for twelve months on its sediments, protected from the air in our air-conditioned barrel cellar.
Type & Size of Oak Barrels French oak barrels type Bordelaise, containing 40% of new oak
Winemaker’s Comments This Côteaux du Languedoc reveals notes of lemon, mango, and pineapple. The nose expresses a beautiful acidity. The wine has vanilla flavours and the after taste leaves a wonderful freshness. Le Colombier is ideal with crustaceans, white meats and creamy risottos.