Terroir: Terroir located in the north of the Via Domitia. The vineyards are planted on sun-
drenched hillsides called "costières" (coastal region) in the Mediterranean garrigue, on very calcareous soils from the Cretaceous or Miocene origins. The area is warmer and less subject to maritime influence.
Vineyard: This cuvée comes from a plot of our oldest vines of Piquepoul from the terroir classified
AOP Picpoul de Pinet.
Grapes harvested at optimium maturity at 12.5°. Night harvesting
Vinification: Protection of the juice against oxidation. Pneumatic pressing and selection of free-run juice under inert gas. Cold settling for 48 hours at 8°C. Temperature-controlled fermentation at 15°C. Four months on the fine lees in stainless-steel tanks with frequent stirring. No malolactic fermentation.
Robe: Great yellow color. Special Neptune bottle.
Nose: The exuberant and powerful bouquet is characterized by a great aromatic complexity of ripe citrus, white flowers and exoticism.
In mouth: Seductive and powerful with exotic and floral scents, mouthwatering rich sensations for
this elaborate Picpoul. Persistent, elegant and refreshing finish.
Conservation: 5 years
Service temperature: Between 10°C and 12°C
This wine is the perfect accompaniment for oysters and other shellfish. It’s equally good
with grilled monkfish or crayfish bisque. It will complement a vast array of dishes such as Asian cuisine, sushi, spicy fare.
Les Costieres de Pomerols was founded in 1932, this Cave Cooperative is located in the top commune of Pomérols, between the garrigue of Pezenas and the sea dominated by the Mont St Clair in Sete. The co-op merged with the Cave de Castelnau de Guers in 2003 and the Cave of Mèze in 2007, and it includes 350 members. The company employs 28 people and produces an average of 8 million bottles (666,666 9-liter cases).