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2020 La Lionne Blanc
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Wine Specs
Vintage
2020
Varietal
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Appellation
IGP Pays D'Oc
Alcohol %
14

Chateau de l'Engarran
2020 La Lionne Blanc

Reserved for Winter Wine Club Collection
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This vibrant 100% Sauvignon Blanc expresses the primary aromas of this worldwide famous grape.  Grown here in a hot climate it delivers aromas of citrus, white flowers, and pear.  The exotic palate is balanced between freshness and roundness with a finish that is long and distinctive. The vineyards are Terra Vitis certified and the wine made by award-winning winemaker Diane Losfelt.

Though perfectly at ease on its own, La Lionne loves to accompany food. Pair with lemon roasted chicken, grilled fish and shellfish. For a cozy winter treat, serve with pork chops and grilled apples.

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Wine Specs
Vintage
2020
Varietal
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Appellation
IGP Pays D'Oc
Alcohol %
14
Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
Chateau de l'Engarran is certified Terra Vitis. This means the winery practices responsible, sustainable farming while respecting both the earth and the people who live and work nearby. The terroir is pebble soil, classic for the Saint Georges d'Orque terroir near Montpellier.
Production Notes
The grapes are harvested at peak ripeness in the early morning to retain the fruit characteristics. Light maceration follows, then application of a pneumatic press. Fermentation takes place at 60°F after a clean racking of the must. Before bottling, the wine is lightly fined and subjected to a cold stabilization process which keeps it bright, limpid, and sediment free.
Winemaker Notes
Diane Losfelt is the owner of and has been the winemaker at Chateau de l'Engarran for more than 30 years. Her guiding principles for creating her wines are authentic terroirs, elegance and, above all, personality. Her wines embody strong character and high style — like the winemaker herself! The winery operates in a 17th century chateau with a romantic, formal French garden surrounded by 60 hectares of vineyards. Diane produces red, rosé and white wines, AOP Languedoc, AOP Grés de Montpellier, AOP Saint Georges d’Orques and Pays d’Oc.
Food Pairing Notes
Though perfectly at ease on its own, La Lionne loves to accompany food. Pair with lemon roasted chicken, grilled fish and shellfish. For a cozy winter treat, serve with pork chops and grilled apples.
Other Notes
Ageability: Drink now or keep until 2024 for more complexity. For optimal enjoyment, serve well-chilled (about 50°F).

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