Soil Type : Granite soils. vineyard on steep terraces.
Grape variety : 100% Viognier.
Average age of the vines : 15 years.
Average Yield : 40 hl/ha.
Winemaking : Manual harvest. Aged for 8 months on lees in barrels.
Eye : Brilliant clear pale golden yellow
Nose : aromatic, white peaches, apricot, elegant notes.
Palate: round, mineral and spicy notes.
Condrieu Les Caillets 2016 : 16,5/20 (Jancis Robinson)
Condrieu Les Caillets 2015 : 94/100 (The Wine Spectator)
Consumption : The aromatics notes makes it perfect for an aperitif. In order to keep the viognier fruit, this bottle should be opened during the first five years of its life.
Food and wine matching : Scallop kebab with mushrooms tatin, poultry sauté with pepper sauce.
Ageing potential : 2 - 5 years
Serving temperature : 14° - 15° C.