Picpoul de Pinet

Per bottle £10.25

Quick Facts

  • Brand Cave de L'Ormarine
  • Bottle Size 75cl
  • ABV 12.50%
  • Vintage 2018
  • Country France
  • Country Region Languedoc Roussillon
  • Subregion Coteaux du Languedoc
  • Grape Variety Picpoul
  • Closure Screwcap
Per bottle - £10.25
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Intro to Picpoul de Pinet –

Picpoul de Pinet from Coteaux du Languedoc L’Ormarine France is nicknamed ‘la bomba’ for its incredibly fruity concentrated character it has a floral enticing nose with a crisp fruity long lasting taste.

Full tasting note and wine making –

The wine is slightly perfumed with ripe melon notes on the nose. On the palate it is weighty and ripe but remains fresh and crisp and is the perfect example of the right grapes grown in the right terroir. 2017 was a fantastic vintage for the Duc de Mornay Picpoul de Pinet because of a warm early spring, followed by a relatively cool summer and a warm autumn. These factors meant a very long ripening period and created wines with lovely balance. They are de-stemmed and macerated on their skins followed by a fifteen day fermentation without malolactic fermentation.

The producer –

Cave de l’Ormarine is an award-winning co-operative which produces wines from the tiny Pinet appellation in the Hérault. Relatively recently incorporated in 1992, its history dates back to 1922. The owner has made significant investment in the winery, and prides itself on the high standard and traceability of its grapes. Cyril Payon is a meticulous winemaker and he carefully selects and picks his grapes at different times to capture different flavour profiles. Cave de l’Ormarine’s vineyards lie at approximately 40 metres above sea level on a chalky clay plateau, rich in Cretaceous limestone and quartz. The vineyards lie to the North of the Lac de Thau and slope towards it.

Drink with –

Grapes for the Picpoul de Pinet are grown only a stone’s throw from oyster leases in Étang de Thau bay. It is a perfect match for oysters, mussels, and grilled fish. Alternatively, you could just drink on its own as an aperitif …

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Deliveries are made Monday to Friday and not normally on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays though Saturday deliveries are possible on payment of an additional charge.

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If you wish to collect your order from Flagship Wines shop at 417 Hatfield Road, St Albans, AL4 0XP please click on this option at checkout. There is no charge for this service.

Delivery Charges

Delivery in St Albans is FREE for orders over £85, for orders less than £85 the charge is £5.

Postal delivery of tasting tickets and vouchers is also FREE if this option is chosen.

Our standard national delivery charge is £10 and is FREE for all orders over £250. The standard delivery is next day for all orders placed by 12noon and the following day for all orders received later than that.

Arrangements in case you’re out at the time of delivery

Please leave clear instructions in the special instructions section on the checkout page so the wine can be left in a safe place to suit you. As our delivery service requires a signature then if your wine is not signed for it is left at your risk and losses are not replaceable. If instructions are not left a card will be put through your door asking you to contact the carrier to arrange re-delivery or collection within 2 days.

Special Instructions

Please also provide directions in the special instructions box at the checkout to the delivery address if it is hard to find.

Non UK Mainland addresses

For charges applicable for delivery to remote addresses such as the Scottish Highlands and Islands please note that different charges apply and these are clearly shown at checkout. The charges are per case of 12 x 75cl bottles and the delivery time will be a little longer due to the location.

The Scottish postcodes affected are as follows:

AB 30, 33-38, 41-45, 51-56, DD 8-9, FK 19-21, IV 1-18, 30-37, 40, 41-49, 51 -56, 63, KA 15-17, 27-28, KW15-17, PA 20-49, 60-78, PH 15-26, 30-44, 49, 50, HS 1-9, ZE 1-3

If you would like to arrange delivery to any addresses that are not covered here please contact us on 01727 865309 or by email to sales@flagshipwines.co.uk and we will ascertain the correct charges for you.

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