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La Dauphine’s first white wine

La Dauphine’s first white wine

For the 1st time of its history, La Dauphine presents its 1st Bordeaux white wine !


On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the entire La Dauphine team gathered at the first light of day to harvest the white plot.
This small plot of almost 1 hectare, 75% sauvignon blanc & 25% sémillon, was planted 5 years ago. Then, it is the 1st time it is harvested.

Winemaking began, juices were already very aromatic with notes of litchi, citrus and yellow fruits such as peach.
Followed by a 6-month ageing for 50% of the batch, in new barrels.

Meanwhile, the bottle and the label were closely selected in order to reflect all the elegance we wanted for this new range of wine. Finally, in April, the wine is bottled and our 1st white was born…

TECHNICAL SHEET

VINEYARD
0.8 hectare
Yield 10 hl/ha
Soil : asteria limestone
75% Sauvignon blanc
25% Sémillon
Density : 6000 vines/ha
Average age of the vines : 5 years
Harvest : September 4th, 2019

WINEMAKING
Pneumatic pressing with juice separation
Fermentation : 18°C
50% ageing in new barrels for 6 months
Bottling : April 2020
Production : 500 bottles
Alcohol by volume : 13.5%


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