Grape varieties: Blend of white grapes Origin: Produced in France. Vinification: The grapes are harvested partly by hand. The cold settling, the yeasting and finally, the fermentation are effectued at low temperatures. Fermentation takes place in pressure tanks. Soil: Relatively light clay-and-limestone soil which lends itself well to growing white grapes for blending into base wine destined for bottle fermentation. Country origin: France.