I.G.P Cité de Carcassonne


The vineyards are situated between 120 and 150m (390-490 ft) above sea level. They are planted on gentle easterly slopes.


The grapes are picked at night to preserve the grapes’ quality potential. After a first settling of the gross lees for 12 hours at room temperature, the must is cooled and kept on its fine lees at a low temperature for several days, in order to develop the potential and aromatic complexity before the start of fermentation, at 17-18°C for around 15 days.


100% stainless steel vat with bâtonnage (stirring of the lees).


The terroir is predominantly infertile clay and limestone with high gravel content, and a crumbly sandstone known locally as “grès de Carcassonne”.


“Reconstitution du sol”

Tasting notes

Soft and smooth on the palate, this wine is underpinned by a lovely, long-lingering tension and discloses notes of white flowers and vineyard peaches. A pure, deep white wine of crystalline appearance

sommelier carcassone
Baptiste Ross-Bonneau
Chef Sommelier La Barbacane
Hôtel de la Cité


Food matching

This wine can be enjoyed with avocado and fresh crab toasts, cod fritters or asparagus in butter.


Wine to be drunk in the next 3 years.
Serve chilled to 10°C (50°F)