2017 Roche Mazet Pays d'Oc Chardonnay

2017 Roche Mazet Pays d'Oc Chardonnay

Johan Axlund

"Peachy fruits and a fresh finish. Easy and approachable summer Chardonnay style"

Johan Axlund

RRP: $16.99 per bottle 29% OFF

$11.99

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$12.99 per single bottle
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Johan Axlund

"Peachy fruits and a fresh finish. Easy and approachable summer Chardonnay style"

Johan Axlund

RRP: $16.99 per bottle 29% OFF

$11.99

(buy 12 or more)

$12.99 per single bottle
Bottles
4 payments of $3.25 with More info
Taste Guarantee
Love it or your money back*
Free Delivery
On orders Over $300*

Hello to the south of France! Here you have pure sunshine in a bottle, with peach juice aplenty, soft acidity and then a crisp finish.

Sunny flavour, but delivered with energy and freshness.

Tech stuff

12.0
Languedoc-Roussillon
2017
Cork
Cellar to 2019
750ml

Light

Full

How's it taste?

Roche Mazet Chardonnay displays a luminous pale yellow with golden tints. On the nose, it has an elegant blend of honeyed pear, fresh almond and sweet spice aromas. On the palate, it is creamy and velvety with woody and vanilla flavours. The wine is crafted into a perfect combination of balance, roundness and elegance.

How was it made?

The Chardonnay grapes of Roche Mazet are harvested manually during the night or at the beginning of the morning in order to avoid the oxidation of the wort. Pressing, settling and fermentation: the wort are settled and put in fermentation between 15°C and 17°C to optimize the tropical aromas and tree fruits. Wines are raised on skinny lees for 2 to 3 months with a regular stirring which allows more volume in mouth and aromatic complexity. 

Who made it?

‘Roche’ is French for “rock” in reference to the clayey limestone soils of the Pays d'Oc region. ‘Mazet’ is a stone shelter for farmers, winegrowers and breeders, symbolising a person in the very middle of the vines. Founded in 1998 inside Société des Vins de France, Roche Mazet’s sole ambition is to commercialise a well-made and affordable Pays d’Oc wine. The brand was launched in 1998 with a small range of two varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon. The range grew, adding new grape varieties and different formats. Today, Roche Mazet offers 7 varieties as still wines and 3 sparkling.

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