Fines Roches white

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APPELLATION
Châteauneuf-du-Pape
SURFACE
5 ha (12 acres)
AVERAGE AGE OF VINEYARD
30 years old
PRODUCTION
Around 20.000 bottles (1.700 cases)
SOIL
Pebbles on the surface, storing up the heat in the daytime and restoring it to the vinestocks in the night-time, thus enabling the grapes to attain a high degree of maturity. Red-clay subsoil.
ASPECT
South-East
GRAPE VARIETIES
• 50 % Grenache Blanc • 20 % Bourboulenc • 20 % Clairette • 10 % Roussanne
VINIFICATION/AGING
• Cold vinification, 16°-18°C. in concrete tanks • No oak maturing • Aging of 8 months in concrete tanks
CHARACTER
Floral aromas develop in the first two years of aging. Afterwards, they evolve towards fruit aromas like apricot with a touch of honey.
ACCOMPANIMENT
Delicious with grilled fish or fish cooked in a white wine sauce. Also excellent with white meat such as veal. The gourmet diner will certainly appreciate tasting this wine with young goat cheese.