Wine Chateau de Tracy Pouilly Fume AOC, 2007
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The wine is light straw color with greenish reflections.
The wine has a refreshing taste with hints of fruit (grapefruit and peach) and a pleasant aftertaste.
The wine has a rich aroma with hints of bright, characteristic of Sauvignon: light citrus notes, black currant leaves, green apples and mineral shade.
Wine is an excellent aperitif and goes well with seafood, white meat and light salads.
Wine Pouilly-Fume - the pride of the family d'Asse. It combines all the subtleties of terroir economy - freshness, complexity and minerality. Harvesting grapes for wine production occurs only manually, and berries are double selection. After gentle pressing wort used only the first extraction. Fermentation occurs in stainless steel containers for three weeks at a temperature not higher than 22 ° C. Aged in stainless steel tanks on the lees for eight months.
Chateau de Tracy - this castle, which is surrounded by vineyards, and whose name is the same as the ancient village of the region. The castle is home to the Count's family d'Estyut d'Asse that deals with wine in 1596, although the first charter of vineyards, which are located in the Chateau, dated 1396 year. The first representatives of the Scottish noble family Stutt served in the great Scottish army, who migrated from Scotland to France during the reign of Charles VII and the Hundred Years War. After service in the army of their name was changed somewhat d'Estutt or Destutt. Vineyards farms are mainly located in the south-west. Clay and limestone soils, which contain a large amount of silicon, create powerful wines. Age of vines is different. This can be a very young age from 20-50, are also found fifty years vines and it plays a very important role in a variety of wines. First wines were bottled Chateau in the late 19th century by Jacques de Tracy, and their sale was carried out not only in France but also in Russia.