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La Chapelle de Bébian Blanc

Prieuré Saint Jean de Bébian

La Chapelle de Bébian Blanc Bottle
Appellation
Languedoc
Variety
Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Clairette, Viognier
Age of Vines
10–30
Farming
Sustainable
Soil
Clay limestone, gravel, quartz
Altitude
80 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, each variety vinified separately, whole cluster pressing, 24 hour settling, Grenache fermented in stainless steel, the remainder fermented in neutral 228L French oak barrels
Aging
5 months in tank and French oak barrels

Overview

Named for the 12th century chapel on the property, La Chapelle Blanc is a blend of newer plantings of Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Clairette and Viognier planted on the chalkier terroirs at Bebian. The Grenache Blanc, which comprises half of the blend is aged in tank while the remaining varieties are aged in neutral, 228L French oak barrels.

Languedoc, France
  • Location
    Languedoc, France
  • Appellation
    Languedoc
  • Proprietor
  • Winemaker
    Karen Turner
  • Size / Elevation
    32 hectares / 80 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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