Bomont de Cormeil - Viognier - Blanc
Viognier from Bomont de Cormeil is made from 100% Viognier grapes. The grapes are grown in southern direction, 500 meters above sea level, which gives cool summer evenings. The grapes are harvested by hand at full maturity and then sorted by hand in the wine cellar. The fermentation is done in new oak barrels, the wine is stirred regularly (batonnage). The wine is completely natural without additives and is not filtered.
- Country : France
- Region : Provence
- Grape variety : Viognier
- Classification : Coteaux de Verdon
- Color : White
- Vintage : 2018
- Alcohol degree : 14.5 %
- Storage potential : 10 years
- Volume : 75 cl
Presentation of the vineyard
Bomont de Cormeil is located in haut-var, not far from les gorges de Verdon. The wine is a Coteaux du Verdon which is often considered to be the warmest wine district in France. Today, the property is owned by Tom Bove, who previously owned Château Miraval and built up Miraval's reputation before reselling it to the Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie couple. Tom instead took over Bomont de Cormeil and renovated both the house and the vineyard. The angel on the labels is a copy of a fresco found in the dining room roof during the renovation.
A brilliant golden-yellow color with silvery hues. The nose is intense with hints of peach, apricot and exotic fruit, as well as elements of toast. The flavor attack is soft and fruity, concentrated - mainly hints of citrus fruits and biscuits. A perfect balance and a good freshness. A final with notes of toast and fully matured apricots. A wine to sip as an aperitif, to pair with a boiled lobster or to a baked pike (or other lake fish) in cream sauce.