Vd’O 6 – White Carignan in Alluvial
Grape Variety: 100% White Carignan
This wine is continuing the Vd’O collection “Varietals de terrer”. The grape variety comes from a very old bush vines —110 years old— grown on a gravelly/sand soil.
the vines are located in the most flat in the center of the region slightly titled towards the southeast.
Harvest & vinification process
The grapes are picked by hand and collected into small crates of 10 kg. A period of cold soak in a fridge (at 2-4ºC) followed by skin contact maceration.
The wine ferments into an inox vat at low temperature remaining in contact with its lees for 8 months.
Our aim is to achieve the best expression of this grape.
Golden yellow color with green hints
Intense mineral bouquet of bonfire stone with citrus touches, tropical pineapple and fresh mediterranean herbs such as fennel and thyme
The palate is medium-bodied, very lively, with a soft, silky texture with good acidity and a mineral finish ending almost salty.