Domaine Haut Gléon, Vallée du Paradis, Blanc
- Vintage: 2017
- Origin: Languedoc-Roussillon, France
- Taste guide: Pale straw in colour with golden highlights. The nose of this wine from Domaine Haut-Gléon is developed, fresh and crunchy with predominantly fruity notes, white flowers and lime blossom. In the mouth it is dry, full and rich with mineral and citrus tones on a backdrop of smooth oak.
- Food pairing: Good with vegetable terrines, small shellfish and spiced white meat dishes. It can also be enjoyed as an aperitif.
- 75cl - 13.5% - Traditional Cork Opening
Château Haut Gléon, located in Languedoc-Roussillon, is a beautiful piece of land with a castle converted into a wine estate. Haut Gléon is located on the east side of the Corbières: a privileged part of Languedoc-Roussillon for wine production.
The valley, full of vines with its fertile soil and special microclimate is known as Vallée du Paradis. Most vines are located in the north where the soil is pebbly and chalky, ideal vine root conditons. The wines are powerful, refined and a reflection of the terroir. In total, the property of the twelfth-century château covers 260 hectares and has been in the possession of Foncalieu since 2012.
This white wine, classified as Vin de Pays de la Vallée du Paradis, comes from an unusual blend in Languedoc, between Chardonnay (40%), Sauvignon (30%), Marsanne (20%) and viognier (10%). The vinification and aging of the grapes take place in 228 litre barrels for 6 months, except for the Marsanne which is aged in vats.
£13 RRP based on the €13 retail on the vineyard website +shipping.