Calmel & Joseph Villa Blanche Picpoul de Pinet

75 cl

A grape variety that we believe does not receive as much attention as it deserves. Excellent alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, with plenty of crisp acidity and citrus fruit. Very good value, refreshing and enjoyable wine. 

  • €15.50
Calmel & Joseph Villa Blanche Picpoul de Pinet

A grape variety that we believe does not receive as much attention as it deserves. Excellent alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, with plenty of crisp acidity and citrus fruit. Very good value, refreshing and enjoyable wine. 

Tasting Notes from Celtic Whiskey Shop and Wines on the Green
Colour Lemon
Fact Sheet
Fluid 75 cl
Grape Variety 100% Picpoul de Pinet
Alcohol % 12.5
Style Dry, Light-Medium Bodied
Estate/Producer Calmel & Joseph
Country France
Region/AOC Languedoc
Vintage 2015
Making Techniques The grapes are picked early in the morning to keep them at optimum temperature. A short, 4-hour maceration takes place before pressing. Fermentation also takes place at low temperatures. After alcoholic fermentation, the lees are stirred weekly for two months. No malolactic fermentation.
Closure Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Drink now
Awards and/or Press Quotes
Guide Hachette 1 Star. 'A beautiful classic for seafood!'
Jancis Robinson 15/20. ‘Bit of fruit bonbon on the nose. Crisp and clean, melon and papaya.’

Tags: picpoul de pinet, languedoc