Le Feu - 2012Old native grape variety of Savoie
Le Feu 2012
Vintage : 2012
Colour : White
Wine of Savoie AOP
100 % Gringet
Old native grape variety of Savoie.
Late maturing variety.
A terroir with a very particular geology:
Sediments of glacier waterfalls, made up of red clay rich in iron aluminium oxide.
There are vines on very sloping floor (slope of over 40%). Height: 450m.
A remarkable exposure at the roof of the typicality of his wine. Exposure: South-East.
Plot yield: 35HL/Ha.
Hand-operated harvest. Pneumatic pressing (very soft).
Traditional vignification and grape growing: alcoholic and malolactic fermentation with native bacteria and yeasts.
60% of the growing is carried out in egg-shaped concrete vats.
Rough filtration on white earth.
Total content of SO2: less than 30 mgr/L.
Floral and fruity nose. Mouth dominated by exotic fruits (citrus fruits) and white peach, with a minty hint which brings freshness and minerality, and in the end fineness and balance.
Preservation: 6 to 10 years.
Service temperature: 12 °C (45 °F).
The “Feu” is one of the most beautiful terroirs of Ayse, where the Gringet finds one if its greatest expressions.