Domaine du Deffends – Vins Coteaux Varois

Viognier de Jacques

Viognier de Jacques

Brilliant wine with pale yellow and green reflects. Floral smell brings to mind very mature pear. In mouth, powerful wine, long, balanced, unctuous, fleshy with quince aroma. Gastronomic wine.

To accompany slices of poutargue parfumed with olive oil (Fish roe), roasted figs.

  • Chalky soil-Southeast oriented hillsides
  • Average vine 25 years old
  • Yield: 35hl/ha
  • Royat cordon system of prunin
  • Tying up on 2 wire plus 2 lift wires
  • Ploughed or grass covered soil
  • Thinning out of the leaves for Viognier
  • Mechanical harvest

Vin de pays de la Sainte-Baume

Vinification

  • 24h maceration
  • 4h smooth air pneumatic pressing
    Alcoholic fermentation at 17°C, flag controlled in tank down to middle of fermentation (1045) and then in 400l cask
  • No malolactic fermentation
  • Ageing in a barrel with stirring of lees
  • Filtrered wine