Picpoul de Pinet 2017 - Château de la Mirande

Château de la Mirande was created in the 1850s and was bought by Joseph Albajan in 1988. Today, the estate operates 30 hectares of vineyards and is a reference for the Picpoul-de-Pinet appellation - Joseph Albajan is locally known as the "Pope of Picpoul"! This wine is a delicious fresh and crisp white with typical flavours of citrus, apple and a hint of white flowers. A really punchy wine, ideal for aperitif and starters.

89/100 Decanter Magazine

6 Bottles available

£ 12.00 tax incl.

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grape
Château de la Mirande
2017
AOP Picpoul-de-Pinet
Languedoc
Dry white wine
100% Picpoul
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2019
Open and drink
10-12°C
Aperitif, shellfish, grilled white fish
  Body White Wine Body Scale Barrel Icon Technical stuff Picpoul de Pinet Château de la Mirande
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Soil
Farming
Vines
Yield
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Clay, limestone
Organic
30 years old
55hl/ha
Manual
13%
Stainless steel vats
  Fruit White Wine Fruit Scale
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Decanter Magazine

89/100 "Apple, pear and lemon, sketched with restraint and grace, from a magnificently sited property and 16 ha of carefully tended vines." (previous vintage)

Jancis Robinson

16/20 "Much tighter than most Picpoul de Pinets. Very tight. Croquant." (previous vintage)

 

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Picpoul de Pinet 2017 - Château de la Mirande

Picpoul de Pinet 2017 - Château de la Mirande

Château de la Mirande was created in the 1850s and was bought by Joseph Albajan in 1988. Today, the estate operates 30 hectares of vineyards and is a reference for the Picpoul-de-Pinet appellation - Joseph Albajan is locally known as the "Pope of Picpoul"! This wine is a delicious fresh and crisp white with typical flavours of citrus, apple and a hint of white flowers. A really punchy wine, ideal for aperitif and starters.

89/100 Decanter Magazine

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