The Soirées d'Emma were created in the early 2010s, in a way to memorize unique climate of the heart of Provence, in between Ventoux and Luberon mounts.

Story

The story
Round, fresh and pleasant, to drink following the vintage year, Les Soirées d'Emma wines are fun and "drink-anytime" wines. They express the authentic flavors of the grape varieties from the South-East of France, and allow a bit of modernity, such as screw-caps so practical in everyday life, in harmony with our growing requirements for immediacy, simple pleasures and conviviality.
The vintage
The style is quite consistent and the vintage impact rarely Les Soirées d'Emma wines.
Location
The vineyards of the Les Soirées d'Emma wines are located on the plains adjoining the Mont Ventoux for the reds, and south of the Luberon for the whites and the rosés.
These vineyards benefit from refreshing air streams sliding from the summits, but also of the influence of this strong winds being clod Mistral.
Terroir
The southern slope of the Luberon Massif, which corresponds to the Pays d'Aigues on the eastern side, is essentially composed of marls, pebbles and limestone from the Miocene, which is appropriate for the production of fine and elegant wines.
In the vineyard
Cultivated and vinified in a modern way, the wines benefit from the latest know-how in terms of cultural and oenological knowledge, producing aromatic wines, with an exceptional value for money.
Vinification
The grapes are de-stemmed and then pressed directly with a short maceration in
the wine press for 6 to 8 hours. Directly put into vats this winemaking process
favors aromas and freshness (static racking). Low temperature alcoholic fermentation. No malolactic fermentation, not even partially. Then the wines are left to rest on fine lees at cold temperatures, and then blended following the chosen styles. All the equipment and the cellar-approach are directed by a kind of efficiency and ease of work the wines continuously. With sense of well-done work, temperature control is effective, in order to make fresh and elegant wines.
Ageing
Cement tank, no wood.
Varietals
Vermentino : 100%
Specifications
Alcohol content: 12.5 ABV
Allergènes: Contains sulphites.
Agriculture Raisonnée

Advice

Serving
Serve chilled (9°C-10°C) as an aperitif, with friends, or to accompany salads, sea food, BBQ or exotic and oriental meals.
Ageing potential
Enjoy all year long, 2 to 3 years
Tasting notes
It is a delicious wine, combining sweetness with a refreshing citrus acidity.
Very nice, it can be served alone as an aperitif or with light meals like salads, white meat or grilled fish.
Visual appearance
Beautiful pale yellow color with steady green hints.
At the nose
The nose is quite intense and fresh with citrus and exotic fruit (pineapple) aromas.
On the palate
The palate is very fruity, fresh and intense; it also has a citrus and exotic fruit dominant.
Food and wine pairings
Serve at 17 °C. Enjoy with powerful dishes including local stew “Daube Provençale with black olives”, chargrilled steaks, black truffle, and foie gras parcels, most cheeses and dark chocolate desserts. Aging potential 7-15 years.