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Vintage: 2014

Origin: Vayots Dzor

Grape: Areni

Harvest date: Beginning October.

Climate: Continental climate. Vineyards are situated at an altitude of 1.300 - 1.500 meters above sea level.

Viticultural facts: Average of 7 tons / hectare of grapes production.

Winemaking: Hand harvested. Grapes are destemmed and crushed. Free juice is left in contact with the skin in the pneumatic press during 10 hours but without pressing. Cold settling of the juice. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The temperature is carefully controlled at around 16°C. The fermentation is stopped, when the natural sugar of the fruit has not yet dissolved for a perfect balance of acidity and sweetness.

Tasting notes: Nose evokes strawberry & banana, the mouth is sweet.

Examples of side dishes: Ideal for fruit desserts and sweet salads.

Ideal temperature: Serve at 8°C

Winemaker: Laurent Dubreuil

Consulting winemaker: Jean-Baptiste Soula

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