PDO White Wine
The Cuvée AOP Blanc is a wine particularly appreciated by our customers and recognized by the professionals of the wine industry. Noële Cheylan, founder of Château Virant, is particularly fond of this wine as she confides to some of our close customers that it is one of her favorite wines. The reason is simple, it is a mineral wine, perfectly balanced. Its grape varieties, Rolle, Grenache Blanc, Ugni Blanc and Sauvignon, give it an aromatic mouth of fresh fruit, with notes of citrus and exotic fruit. Technicians speak of "thiolated" aromas, nowadays very appreciated in light-colored wines. As for the minerality of the wine, it finds its origins in certain plots of land used for its production. Indeed, it is not uncommon at Château Virant that the vines are planted in soils poor in soil and rich in stones.
|Appellation of origin||AOP Aix en Provence|
|Assembly||Rolle, Grenache Blanc, Ugni Blanc and Sauvignon|
|Wine storage||To be consumed within the year|
|Wine fermentation||An alcoholic fermentation alone allows to obtain this white wine.|
|Wine maturation||Without breeding|
|Area||This wine is produced from about forty hectares of our vineyard which counts 160 hectares.|
|Location||The plots are located in the vicinity of Lançon de Provence, Velaux and La Fare-les-Oliviers.|
|Age of the vineyards||Only vines aged between 3 and 25 years are used to produce the Cuvée AOC Blanc.|
|Planting density||The average density of our vineyard is 4,000 vines per ha.|
|Floors||The vines are planted on a clay-limestone soil, rich in minerals.|
|Particularity of the vineyard plantation||Some of the vines are planted in a soil known as stony, poor in soil, giving a singular minerality to this vintage.|
|Type of viticulture||The entire estate is certified High Environmental Value Level 3 (HVE3), the most demanding sustainable agriculture there is.|
|Type of harvest||The harvest is done mechanically to ensure the safety of the crop.|
|Winery||The vats used are made of stainless steel and thermo-regulated. This modern vat room method allows a perfect control of the wine making process.|
|Vinification||The Cuvée AOP Blanc is vinified by direct pressing and before the cold fermentation, a cold stabulation is carried out.|
|Bottling date||4 months after the harvest.|
|Type of crop||Traditional|
|Date of harvest||The whites are harvested the third and fourth week of August.|
|Custody level||Ideally to be consumed the first year following the year of production and up to 2 years.|
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Anne N. published the 01/07/2023 following an order made on 20/06/2023
William R. published the 30/08/2022 following an order made on 19/08/2022
Toujours au top, il n'y a rien de meilleur, bravo !
Anonymous customer published the 01/06/2022 following an order made on 21/05/2022
Anonymous customer published the 29/12/2021 following an order made on 12/12/2021
Accompagne parfaitement les produits de la mer
Anonymous customer published the 10/09/2021 following an order made on 28/08/2021
excellent vin blanc avec des notes d'agrumes
Anonymous customer published the 12/08/2021 following an order made on 01/08/2021
pas encore gouté mais en ayant déjà acheté je sais qu'il sera excellent
Anonymous customer published the 11/07/2021 following an order made on 30/06/2021
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Je repasserai commande vin agréable
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