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2016, 12,5% Vol., 75cl
In 1584, Yvorne was almost completely buried by a landslide of gravel, sand and clay. The village was later rebuilt on this rounded slope and vineyards were planted. This created the unique soil that gives the wine its mineral and flint aromas. Clos du Rocher is an exceptional Yvorne winery: nestled on cliffs, it is protected from the cold wind and benefits from its location on a southern hillside. The gravel-infused, water-permeable soil warms the vines.
Traditional method, fermentation in large oak barrels
Color Elegant, bright yellow
Nose Fruity and harmonious
Palate Full-bodied, balanced, flattering with hints of mineral
Finish Rich, full of finesse
Ideal aperitif wine. Excellent with snacks, appetizers, seafood terrines, freshwater fish dishes, white meat or a spicy cheese plate.
Serving temperature 10 - 12° C
3 - 4 years
Alc./vol. 12.5 % vol.
Sélection des Vins Vaudois, June 2012 – Silver Medal with 88.4/100 pointsMondial du Chasselas in Aigle, Switzerland
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