Our Viognier is purposely atypical! It is livelier and less exuberant than those of most of our colleagues. We like it for its freshness and most importantly for its balance. Drink young.
Bernard et Olivier Coste, vignerons, winemakers
Light yellow colour with green glints. Nose of exotic fruits, mango, cut hay. Drink within two years.
The estate is named after its location with vines planted on the sides of two volcanoes – Montrose and Montredon, and also for the rose coloured blossom of the almond trees bordering the property. The Domaine is run by father and son Bernard and Oliver Coste, and the family have been winemakers for more than 300 years. The salamanders on the label have been the family crest since 1701, when on the 1st July of that year Joseph Alazard received a crest featuring three salamanders from King.. read more
Each terroir is vinified separetely. Grapes are destemmed before a skin contact or a direct pressing. Fermentation temperature is main- tained between 15°C to 18°C (59°F to 64°F) to retain fruits aromas. Wines resulting from both terroirs are blended after fermentation and then aged in stainless steel vat. Wine is bottled during winter and spring.