Le Havre de Paix - literally 'Safe Heaven' - evokes images of warmth and sunshine. The white wines from Gascony have a classic light freshness, somewhat reminiscent of White Bordeaux, but with a soft, smooth character.
Clear and brilliant, very pale yellow with green lights.
Notes of white pears, peaches and white flowers.
Dry wine, fine and lively, with white pear aromas.
The grapes are harvested before they are ripe for perfect health and then crushed rapidly at a low temperature. Fermented at a very low temperature (12 - 17° C) to preserve all the aromas. Rapidly fined and conserved at a low temperature.
Undulating area, with mainly 3 types of mostly clay-chalky soils.
|Cultivar||Ugni Blanc and Colombard, some Sauvignon,
Chardonnay and Gros Manseng.
11% alc vol
|Units of Alcohol per Bottle||8.25 units|
|Cellaring Potential||1 - 2 years|
|Allergen Information||Contains Sulphites|
Ideal with fish and seafood. It may also be served as an aperitif and in wine bars. Best served at 10-12°C.
Côtes de Gascogne vineyards. At the foot of the Pyrenees (south-western France).