Name of the wine estate: Domaine PASSOT
Domain Owner: Rémy PASSOT
Historique de la parcelle: Planted in 2010 in the Régnié appellation area with a Viognier grape variety, this wine is classified as a Vin de France.
Grape variety: 100 % Viognier
Colour: Straw gold colour
Soil type: Granitics and pebbles containing a variable proportion of clay.
Location of the vineyard plots: On the hill sides, facing south-east
Location of the plots: « les cotes » in Régnié Durette
Average age of the vines: 10 years
Method of cultivation: Simple Guyot pruning, trellising, grassing.
Vinificatio nmethod: Soft pneumatic pressing at low pressure, cold settling fermentation in vats between 12°C and 14°C.
Harvesting methods and date: Manual harvesting, generally in the first days of November.
Winematuring: The wine in matured in stainless steel vats.
Average shelf life: 3 to 5 years
Tasting notes: Delicate and without heaviness, you will discover aromas of ripe yellow fruit and yellow peach in this wine. This rare and precious juice will delight your taste buds as an aperitif or with delicate dishes such as foie gras, white meats or a chocolate dessert.
Why this name « La Revole »?: In Beaujolais, the last day of the harvest is called the « revole »...