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TAYLOR-MADE TOASTS

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TAYLOR-MADE TOASTS

Vernou’s unusual use of a brazier to achieve a medium toasted head is part of our signature style.
Non-toasted heads can be requested, however.

OUR 4 TOASTING INTENSITIES

  • Light toasting (L)
  • Medium toasting (M)
  • Medium Plus toasting (M+)
  • Heavy toasting (F)

OUR 4 GRADIENTS

  • STANDARD

Standard linear progressive toasting.
This toasting is suitable for all grape varieties.
Recommended for delicate white grape varieties such as Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc.

  • TYPE “R”

Intense “bousinage”.
This special Malbec toast, is well suited to Cabernet, Shiraz and in certain cases Merlot.
Compared to the “standard” toast, it gives more strength, weight and aromatic intensity in the mouth.

  • TYPE “S”

Slow and penetrating toast.
This toast is advised for white grape varieties such as Chardonnay. It will give volume, weight, maintain freshness and intensity in the palate.
For red grape varieties such as Pinot Noir, Syrah and in special cases Merlot. It will give more density on the mid-palate as well as volume and aromatic intensity.

  • SPÉCIALE « FFF »

Specific house toast process dedicated to highly concentrated Pinot Noirs.
The « FFF » toast give a roasted character and adds structure to the wine.

OUR WATER BENT OPTION

The tannin hydrolysis of this toast diminishes the tannins’ aggressiveness.
It’s particularly recommended for white grape varieties such as Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon.