Wine Vidal-Fleury, GSM Blanc
The wine is a pale yellow color.
The taste of wine is very fresh, even slightly harsh, echoing shades of flavor (citrus, floral, almond).
The fresh aroma of the wine opens with bright floral and citrus notes, complemented by hints of dried fruit and almonds.
The wine can be served as an aperitif, with appetizers, salads, fish and shellfish.
If red wine Abbreviation GSM stands for grape varieties Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre, the blending of white wine with that abbreviation make varieties Grenache Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Marsanne. These varieties thrive in the southern Rhone and give juicy and very fresh wine. The southern Rhone - a young region, specializing in the development of high-quality wines since 1980. A company Vidal-Fleury produced its first white varietal assemblyazh in 2012. Crops intended for the production of wine GSM Blanc, going mechanically in early September. Vinification begins with the direct compression grades of Grenache Blanc and Marsanne and Sauvignon Blanc grapes exposed to 8-hour maceration. Fermentation of each variety separately takes place in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 18 ° C. The period of aging wine on the lees takes 3 months. The potential for storing wine is 2 years.
Company Vidal-Fleury was founded in 1781. It is the oldest winery in the Rhone Valley, which belongs to the famous vineyard La Chatillonne. In the middle of the XX century, Vidal-Fleury was recognized as a symbol of Côte-Rôtie. Increase the number of vineyards, Vidal-Fleury expanded range of high quality wines produced, revealing the uniqueness of each appellasona in the Rhône Valley. Focusing on aging wine farm in 2008 to build a new cellar for maturing wines.
A disciple of Vidal-Fleury was Etienne Guigal, who later founded his own winery.