Œil-de-Perdrix de Peissy – 50 clGenève Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée
Origin : Quality controlled (AOC) Geneva, Peissy
Height : 400-500 m
Soil : Molasse (a soft, crumbly sandstone)
Grape variety : Pinot Noir
Pruning method : Guyot
Average production : 70 hl/ha
Winemaking : Harvested early October. Light skin contact (6 to 12 hours). Alcoholic fermentation at cool temperature (18-20 °C) followed by malolactic fermentation. Early bottling.
Strength : 13.5% ABV
Characteristic : Light strawberry orange color. Delicate aromas of citrus and apple with a soft body. This is a complex and fruity rosé, yet easy to drink.
Gastronomy : Mostly appreciated as an apéritif, with oriental cuisine and as an outdoor wine.
Best time to drink : Now and up to 3 years after vintage.