Combes d'Arnevels White 2021

A WHITE CHATEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE ON WHITE LIMESTONE ROCKS, BRINGING THE MINERALITY OF ITS TERROIR INTO YOUR GLASS.

Story

The wine
Today, this splendid unit of 25 hectares of vines in the center of wood, is grouped around an old small shed, 4 km far from Châteauneuf-du-Pape Village. Since 1864, The Famille Quiot is the unique owner of this plot « les Combes d’Arnevels » located in the north-west of the appellation. Last century, this place was a hunting shelter where men meet together to share their mind and to spend a good time with friends.
Location
In the north-west of the Appellation, in a preserved setting, on a high plateau overlooking the Rhône. On this Lieu-dit, we have a plot called "Collection", which includes all the grape varieties authorized in Châteauneuf-du-Pape.
Terroir
Coming from a single islet of plots located on a hilly limestone plateau, covered with white Urgonian rocks.
Vinification
Pneumatic pressing, static cold settling, matured on the lees for 4 months. No MLF. The Roussane is vinified and matured in the barrel before final blending.
Varietals
Bourboulenc
Clairette - 克莱雷特
Grenache blanc
Roussanne
Specifications
Alcohol content: 14 ABV

Advice

Tasting notes
Pale yellow, limpid and brilliant. White flower, peach and lemon aromas. Outstandingly long finish, full and fleshy. The minerality of the terroir is felt delicately.
Food and wine pairings
Puff-pastries, white meats, goats cheese, fish and sea food.