Wine Domaine Arlaud, "Roncevie", Bourgogne AOC, 2011
The wine has a yellow color with golden hues.
Light, fresh, harmonious taste wine charms fruit motifs and mineral nuances.
Bright and fresh aroma of the wine reveals elegant notes of tropical fruits.
Wine is a good aperitif, also perfectly complement the first dishes, snacks, fish, seafood, white meats and fresh cheeses.
Vineyards varieties Inzolia divided into the hilly slopes Alcamo at 300 meters above sea level. The average age of the vines is 10 years, the exposure of vineyards - northern, planting density of 3400-3800 vines per hectare. Fully ripe grapes are harvested by hand in mid-September. After pressing follows soft fermentation in stainless steel tanks under strictly controlled temperature 16-18 ° C for 12-15 days. Prior to bottling the wine is aged in steel tanks.
"... Modern agriculture can have a negative impact on the environment. We need to preserve the uniqueness of the soil that had been cultivated for centuries. In 1999, we completely stopped using herbicides. This strongly affects the life of the soil and pollute ground water. Thus, we have significantly reduced the impact of chemistry on our vineyards. ", - Hervé Arlaud. In 2004, all 15 hectares of vineyards have been completely transferred to the organic. In 2007 the company was certified "Qualité France", it was the first stage in the development of biological farming. In 2009 began the adaptation of biodynamic practices in the vineyard. This is a complex process that involves the use of special products (manure in cow horn, silica, compost, etc.). The aim is to restore the soil and finding a balance between the vines and other plants, which from now on are not destroyed. Since 2014 the wine sector domain Arlo officially certified as organic and biodynamic.