Appellation: AOP CORBIERES (Terroir de Fontfroide)
Soil: Located in the heart of the Fontfroide hills, Château Auris benefits from a protected and cool situation tempering the Mediterranean climate. This terroir allows a perfect ripening, in the meantime preserving natural acidity and fruity aromas. Soils are diverse: sand, clay and silt.
Grapes: Marsanne, Grenache Blanc.
Harvest: By hand and machine from September 15th to October 3rd.
Vinification: Direct pressing with juice protection against oxydation. Fermentation by grape variety in stainless steel tank or oak barrels at low temperature. Maturation on the lees. Blended and bottled in spring
Alcohol: 14 %
Tasting: Vibrant pale yellow color with green hues. Mineral aromas melted with acacia flower and flower notes. Concentrated and full-bodied mouthfeel with a long aromatic persistence. To enjoy with a grilled fish or oysters. Serve at 10 – 12°C.
C d’Or Concours Interprofessionnel AOP Corbières2015
Coup de Coeur Guide Hachette 2015