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Chiroulet Soleil d'Automne

Domaine Chiroulet

Named after the season in which it is harvested, "Soleil d'Automne" offers the subtle sweetness of raisins from gros and petit manseng grapes.
A gourmet paradox, it combines sweetness and sapidity without becoming purely sweet. This duality makes all the charm of this typically Gascon wine and symbol of an art of living.

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Domaine Chiroulet

Soleil d'Automne 2020

Côtes de Gascogne IGP

France - Sud-Ouest

Fezas family in Larroque sur L'Osse


The three secrets of the Chiroulet estate are :
  the exposure of the vineyard from the ridge to the south
  the high altitude
  the whistling winds, "Chiroula", in Gascon patois to produce ripe and healthy grapes.

Baptized by allusion to its harvest season, "Soleil d'Automne" dispenses the subtle sweetness of raisined grapes of gros and petit manseng. A gourmet paradox, it combines sweetness and sapidity without becoming purely sweet. This duality makes all the charm of this typically Gascon wine and symbol of an art of living.


      Grape variety :
70% gros manseng and 30% petit manseng harvested when overripe.
Close and complementary grape varieties, petit and gros manseng have a propensity for sweetness as they ripen, without seeing their acidity capital degrade, a factor of freshness and balance. The approach of this wine is in line with this epicurean scheme.


      Tasting :
Very expressive, the nose presents itself as an alliance of enticing fragrances of tropical fruits, vanilla and rose perfume. On the palate, a full and unctuous matter makes discover, according to its undulations, flavors echoing the aromas, stimulated by acidic sensations in favor of a sweetness that also owes to a matifying minerality the appreciation of its greedy balance.


     Wine style:
Soft, sweet and fruity white wine.

    Food and wine pairing :
Southwestern aperitif: duck galantine, stuffed neck, foie gras toast. Risotto with Auvergne blue cheese and grapes.

      Ageing potential:
Ready to drink now.

     Analysis:
75 cl.
12 % Volume.
Contains sulfites.
Alcohol abuse is dangerous for your health. Consume with moderation.
The consumption of alcoholic beverages during pregnancy, even in small quantities, can have serious consequences on the health of the child.



Country : France
Region: South West Wines
Naming of wines : Coasts of Biscay
Color : White wine
Type of farming: conventional agriculture
Vintage : 2020
Keep : 6 year guard potential
Style of wines : Sweet white wine
Grapes: Big Manseng, Little Manseng

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