2009 is a vintage to remember with a generous amount of sunny days throughout the vegetative cycle and the ripening season which paved the way for an early harvest in September. The contrast of sunny days and cool nights resulted in ripe grapes with good freshness and an excellent aromatic synthesis. 2009 is a fruity, complex, balanced and harmonious vintage to be enjoyed now or cellared for a decade.Bright yellow/green color.Subtle notes of white blossom.Good balance of ripe white fruit and lively acidity. Exceptionally long finish with vibrant minerality. Elegant and long-lasting.
The wines were bottled withminimal filtration and shows aromas of melted butter, preserved lemon and white pepper. Notes of ripewhite fruit are balanced by lively acidity on the long and persistent finish.
After fermentation in stainless steel, the must was divided into three lots: 25% of the wine was aged on itsfine lees in French oak; 25% in new barrels, the remainder in neutral barrels.