Albert de Conti | Cuvée Des Conti Bergerac Blanc
Natural wine has no uniform definition. It is a general term used to describe artisanal wine made using organically and/or biodynamically grown hand-picked grapes which are vinified with little or no intervention. Winemakers often rely on indigenous yeast to catalyse natural fermentation, avoiding the use of any chemicals, additives or sulphites.
The result is wine which is alive, energetic, vibrant and unexpected – a welcomed contrast to the industrial practices of the wine industry.
Name of Estate/Domaine:
Château Tour des Gendres
Boasting a pale gold colour, it has aromas of acacia & orange flowers and white peach. It offers an incredible aromatic complexity and balance of roundness & freshness in the mouth.
*Natural wines are suitable for Vegans & Vegetarians
Country & Region
France - South West France - Bergerac AOC
50% Semillon, 40% Sauvignon, 10% Muscadelle
Clay-limestone, with Aquitaine limestone. The vineyard is based on bedrock with a large quantity of limestone in the soil, thus providing generous minerality and complexity. Turning toward organic farming was Luc de Conti’s idea: “I wanted to restore a natural balance. I felt that I would be able to produce wines with more character... I wanted to be able to look beyond the immediate future and ensure my family and I had a better way of life.”
100% destemmed grapes
On Skin maceration for 48 hours
Cold settling (without enzymes) (7 ° C)
Fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats (18 ° C)
Lees and macro-oxygenation of the Lees for 8 months
Ageing on Lees
Fining with bentonite and minimum filtration
Fruits de mer, pike with a beurre blanc, grilled fish or goats cheese.