Clos Bagatelle Blanc

  • Appellation : AOP SAINT CHINIAN COLLINE D'ASSIGNAN
  • Vintage : 2016
  • Grape varieties : Roussane 60%, Carignan blanc 20%, Grenache blanc 15%, Vermentino 5%.
  • Ageing potential : 2 Ans.
  • Maturing wine : Elevée en cuve bêton durant 5 mois.
  • Cultivation method : Culture Traditionnelle.
  • Service temperature : 10/12°C.
  • Suggesties / Food pairing : Coquilles Saint-Jacques poêlées, des ris de veau à l’orange ou des asperges sauce mousseline.
  • Capacity : 0,75 cl
  • Age of Vines : Roussane et Vermentino ayant 15 ans. Carignan blanc ayant plus de 60 ans. Grenache blanc ayant environ 50 ans.
  • Soils : Roussane et Vermentino sur terroir de grès en altitude. Carignan blanc sur terroir argilo-calcaire. Grenache blanc sur terroir de schistes.
  • Winemaking : Raisin pressé entier. Le jus est débourbé à 4°C puis assemblé avec les autres cépages. Fermentation alcoolique à basse température.
  • Color : White
  • Type : Wine

Clos Bagatelle

Its Latin roots, Bagatelle has two meanings. Both she describes a "small property" and a lighter with this behavior "a trick done by one batteleur". Who better than Clos Bagatelle expresses this duality, a Cartesian rigor mixed with a exhilaration.
It is in the Renaissance that name crossed the border to baptize the Clos Saint Chinian and a famous castle and park in Paris.
Back to Saint-Chinian in 1623, in the south of France where Pierre Mercadier cleared this land of Clos Bagatelle, extracts the slate and its 1st plant vines. It's been eight centuries the village of Saint-Chinian cultivating vines.
From the 20th century, the field is transmitted and pampered mother to daughter. In 1963 it is the mother of Luke and Christine who runs the Clos Bagatelle and pushes the boundaries of the 1st session, on a terroir of Muscat.
Then it's time for Christine to take the reins, helped his brother Luke. Everyone is seduced by a new terroir of Saint Chinian, which enriches the nuances of the range.
As a happy coincidence, the historical coat of arms of Clos Bagatelle is a woman ... in armor. Happy prediction for a history of adventurous women.
Luke and Christine share a lot, and even more since their 20 years of jokes to the ambition to do better, always better. The roles led Luke to drive the vineyard, Christine to market the wines of Clos Bagatelle. The winery is their gathering place, where Christine loves to challenge her brother falls course!
Without interfering in this fraternal relationship, Francoise, wife of Luke, effectively organizes the life of Clos Bagatelle and manages wines traveling around the world.
In the vineyard and cellar, meeting with Pierre, Claude, Abdel, Nicolas and Mathieu.

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