Irouléguy Hegoxuri Arretxea (Domaine) 2018 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Irouléguy Hegoxuri Arretxea (Domaine) 2018

  • Yellow fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Rising star
  • Color: White
  • Organic
  • 14.50 %
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Rich

A lovely Basque country white, at once generous and rich, with a pleasant acidity. Pairs well with a wide array of foods (seafood, fish, white meat). More info

The Hegoxury cuvée is made using a blend of grapes from four different terroirs. 60% of the grapes undergo fermentation and élevage in 600-litre oak barrels, while the rest spends around ten months on its lees in vats. On the nose, this cuvée boasts aromas of citrus fruits and exotic fruits, while on the palate it is succulent, full-bodied, with a very pleasant, light acidity.

Irouléguy Hegoxuri Arretxea (Domaine) serve at a temperature of 12°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Ceviche à la mexicaine, Blanquette de dinde fermière, Gratin de fruits de mer.

Lot presentation
Irouléguy Hegoxuri Arretxea (Domaine)

Cuvée presentation

The Hegoxury cuvée is made using a blend of grapes from four different terroirs. 60% of the grapes undergo fermentation and élevage in 600-litre oak barrels, while the rest spends around ten months on its lees in vats. On the nose, this cuvée boasts aromas of citrus fruits and exotic fruits, while on the palate it is succulent, full-bodied, with a very pleasant, light acidity.

Information about domain Arretxea

Located in Irouléguy, in the heart of the Basque country, Domaine Arretxea (literally “the house of stone”) has been managed by Thérèse and Michel Riouspeyrous since 1989. This family-owned property, belonging at one time to grandfather Michel, spreads over 8 hectares. They grow Tannat, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grapes, and Petit Manseng, Gros Manseng and Courbu for their whites. The domaine has been certified organic since 1998 and is now also biodynamic. Domaine Arretxea has come to be one of the best representatives of this region’s wines.

Detailed characteristics

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Origin: Producer
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • French customs seal: no
  • Alcohol percentage: 14.50 %
  • Country/Region: South West France
  • Appellation/Wine: Irouléguy
  • Producer/Owner: Arretxea (Domaine)
  • Vintage: 2018
  • Color: White
  • Service temperature: 12°
  • Viticulture: Biodynamics
  • Size (in ha): 8
  • Intensity: Rich
  • Dominant aroma: Yellow fruit
  • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
  • Grape variety: 80% gros manseng, 13% petit manseng, 7% petit courbu
Irouléguy Hegoxuri Arretxea (Domaine)
Irouléguy Hegoxuri Arretxea (Domaine)

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