Flores Picpoul de Pinet

Flores Picpoul de Pinet


  • This cuvée is made of a selection of the best terroirs from Pinet, Pomerols and Florensac totaling aproximately 45 acres of clay limstone soils.
  • The vineyards overlook the Thau Lagoon, the largest oyster pond in the Mediterrean sea.
  • The sea and lagoon provide an ideal climate to fully develop the aromas of Picpoul by decreasing temperature variances between day and night.

Varietal Composition: 100% Picpoul de Pinet

Elaboration: Harvest takes place during night time to preserve the freshness of the grapes and prevent oxidation. The whole fermentation occurs in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. There is no malolactic fermentation to maintain the bright acidity of the Piquepoul. Piquepoul is a highly acidic grape, the name originating from “to sting the lips” or pique-pout. Aged 4 months aged on its lies in stainless steel tanks Farming is sustainable. Yields are 60hl/ha.

Tasting Notes: Crystal clear lemon color with green tinges. Soft, delicate nose with hints of grapefruit, unripe peach, accacia and briney notes. Balanced with good structure and acidity in the mouth, and a saline lingering finish.




Established in the crossroads of a Domitian communication and trade route, and the ancient Roman ports of Sete and Agde, Florensac is one of the oldest vineyard sites on the Mediterranean coast line. Today, Flores strength lies in the 260 growers that contribute to the Cave providing both the highest quality of grapes in the region and contributions to building of Vinipolis, their oenological tourism project.