Joli Vin imports
Vineyards: Clos Varambon
Orientation: North facing hilltop exposure
Average age of vines: 20 - 65 years
Principal soil type: Silt and clay above limestone base
The cuvée Clos Varambon is made from all the vines within the Clos (walled enclosure) located in the lieux-dit of Les Rontets which were planted after 1945. Included are various plots with different age and rootstock, adding up to a total surface of 5.5 hectares of which only one hectare of young vines aged less than 20 years.
The Clos Varambon is a wine conceived to be appreciated from its early age: this is why it is vinified it mostly large volume containers and without new oak, in order to have all the advantages of oak while keeping a more immediate and direct expression of the fruit. Depending on vintage, this cuvée can easily age from 6 to 10 years. As time goes by, the aromatic palate will evolve from white flowers and fresh fruits to an evocation of dry fruits, beeswax and spices.
Clos Varambon fact sheet (PDF)
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