In the 18th century, this estate belonged to Baron Charles Emmanuel, a colourful character who was rumoured to be the illegitimate son of King Louis XV. Today, celebrated Kiwi winemaker Matt Thompson is at the helm of this estate which lies near the small town of Pomérols.
The region benefits from a sunny, warm climate that encourages ripe flavours to develop in the grapes, while the coastal breezes help to retain freshness and aromatics.
This wonderful viognier exudes subtle aromas of almond and honey on the nose. Rounded on the palate, with guava and apricot flavours, it is balanced by a refreshing acidity on the finish.