Near the famous Medieval “Cité de Carcassonne”, with the beautiful Canal du Midi running directly through it, la Mijane is a domaine shaped by history. Wine grower since the 18th century, la Mijane has stood the test of time in its majestic setting.The vineyard covers a hundred hectares including 35 hectares of vines.
Oceanic and Mediterranean influences create a succession of freshness and sunshine giving a microclimate for developing complex, original and balanced wines.
The harvest is determined by a rigorous sampling of grapes to insure of having an optimal balance between sugar, aromas and acidity.
Cold skin maceration before extracting gently the juice from the grape. Debourbage, slow alcoholic fermentation (3 weeks) at low temperatures.
No malolactic fermentation to conserve aromas.
Aged in French oak barrel with stirring of the lees every 6 months.
Early spring time bottling.
Grape : 100% Chardonnay
Colour : Green gold
Bouquet : Notes of acacia and quince, toasty flavours
Taste : Rich attack, long and expressive on the palate
Conseils de dégustation
Food pairing : pre lunch drink, seafood platter, chicken caesar salad…
Service recommendation: Between 10° and 14°
Ageing potential: 5 years