Les Grands Bouillons / Picpoul de Pinet / 750mL
Owned by the Lord of Guers as from the 13th century, the Domaine Muret has very ancient origins. Since 1997, the estate belongs to Beaatrice and Christophe Muret, thus carrying on their wine-grower forefathers vocation. Domaine Muret is one of only 20 independent domaines in the appellation, as cooperative wineries account for nearly 80% of Picpoul de Pinet production. Estate bottled.
Planting density: 5000 vine stock per hectareÂ
High trellising, Cordon Royat pruningÂ
Soil: clay and limestone hillsides
100% Piquepoul Blanc
Night mechanical harvest to preserve the grapes quality potentialÂ
Cooling of the harvest after a soft stalking and breaking of the grapesÂ
Soft pressing and juices selection
Limited sulphites addition
Fermentation temperatures control
Grapes from different plots are separately vinified to keep each vineâs typicality and enable original blendsÂ
Ageing on fine lees (from 6 to 8 months)
Straw yellow in color with green highlights
First nose develops exotic fruit aromas as well as classic mineral notes.
The swirling releases more floral notes of white lilly
On the palate the wine is lively, strong on fruits, followed by good body but balanced mid-palate.
The long finish offers a floral bouquet with tinge of lychees
The Picpoul De Pinet goes naturally with fishes, seafood and shellfishes in particular