Quintessence blanc is the top white cuvee of Chateau Pesquie.
Produced in very small quantity (between 4 000 and 5 000
bottles), this wine is essentially a fresh and elegant Roussane
The Chaudiere Family wants to show with this wine that the
Ventoux limestones are also a great terroir for white wines!
Poor limestone soil located on a slope with a westerly exposure, at
an altitude of around 300 meters. We work in our vineyard
according to biodynamic practices since 2015.
80 % Roussanne,
20 % Clairette
Due to their different maturing needs, Roussanne and Clairette are
vinified separately. The Roussanne, which is an early ripening
varietal variety, is cold macerated, then pressed and racked from
the must. Fermentation takes place in barrels, 600L barrels and
ciment eggs during 8 months. The late Clairette follows the same
The malolactic transformations are blocked. Bottling at Château
Color: Golden white with bright reflects.
Nose: Complex nose that mixes aromas of white flowers and exotic
fruits (pineapple) and spices (safran, curry)
Mouth: Ample and round. Rich and balanced in the same time, with
a good freshness, saltiness, and a powerful aromatic intensity.
FOOD & WINE PAIRINGS
Gorgeous pairing with truffles (risotto) and sole fish. It pairs ideally
with a chicken with cream sauce or washed rind cheese (Saint
Nectaire), refined goat cheeses
Chѓteau Pesqui‚ Quintessence Ventoux AOC | Organic & Vegan
Ample & Fresh
Golden color. Complex nose of white flowers, pineapple, safran, curry. Ample and round, rich, balanced, with a good freshness, saltiness.