Domaine Saint Hilaire
Vermentino

Domaine Saint Hilaire is a historic vineyard situated in Montagnac. The 175 acre Domaine has been producing wines since the Roman times and was named in 1817 by its then owner Baron Hilaire Reynaud. Saint Hilaire is owned by Nick and Lisa Kent who are passionate about their wines and are investing to build the vineyard’s international reputation. Their philosophy is to let nature express the terroir through the grape, so there is minimal intervention and mostly organic methods

Grape

100% Vermentino

Vineyard & Vinification Note

Terroir: Light clay-limestone

Mechanical harvest at night at the coolest period in order to avoid oxidation and keep the freshness in the wine. Cold settling, fermentation in stainless steel tanks with selected yeasts at controlled temperature; no malolactic fermentation.

Ageing: In stainless steel tanks for 3 to 4 months

Tasting Note

A lively bouquet of lime zest and white flowers on the nose. On the palate, pear and citrus aromas combined with a hint of salinity from the nearby Mediterranean.

Food Pairing

Traditionally served with the famous oysters of Bouzigues, this crisp, dry white will accompany any dish where salt, lemon or salad dressings dominate