CHRISMONT Petit Manseng 2018
A zesty addition to the Chrismont tasting line up, Petit Manseng hails from the South West of France and is packed with distinct spicy characters that make the perfect food match sing.
COLOUR: Straw to pale gold
AROMA: Pineapple, guava and citrus blossom aromas combine with a honey
and walnut complexity.
PALATE: Subtle sweetness amid tropical fruit flavours framed with characteristic
mouth-watering natural acidity that persists through to the finish.
“Fruit is picked late in the season to allow full maturation and tempering of the
high natural acidity. Fruit is then gently pressed keeping only free run juice,
which is allowed to spontaneously ferment in both stainless steel and old French
oak barriques. Due to its high natural acidity, some of the wine undergoes
malolactic fermentation and some is left with residual sugar to balance the
palate. Maturation on lees for nine months helps to develop the flavours before
being prepared for bottling just before Christmas.” Warren Proft, winemaker
This wine loves dishes that embrace both fragrance and chilli!