Gros Manseng Doux VdP des Cotes de Gascogne

Gros Manseng Doux VdP des Cotes de Gascogne2019- Alain Brumont

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CHF87.00 for 6 bottles
  • 06.10.2022
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About the wine

The Romans already cultivated wine in Madiran in southwestern France; Benedictine monks from Bordeaux brought the small-berry tannat grape with them in the 11th century. Today, the extremely unconventional winemaker Alain Brumont mainly grows this ancient autochthonous grape variety on 180 hectares. In the best plots of the terroir, in the Montus with its stony, steep southern slopes, in the boucassé plateaus with ironstone and manganese soils and in Gascony with its limestone subsoil. Brumont has managed to tame tannat, which is highly astringent due to its high tannin content, and processes it in new barriques into socially acceptable, discreet and extremely long-lasting wines with strong fruit.

Alain BrumontWhite wine   | 75clFrance,   Southwest12.59°-12°CGros Manseng
Gros Manseng Doux VdP des Cotes de Gascogne
A golden yellow, beautifully round, supple and harmonious sweet wine, fruity, balanced and full-bodied, with an intense bouquet of mango and apricot. The sweetness of the wine dominates on the palate, plus a pleasant freshness, the fruit aroma is beautifully present and is complemented by honey notes.
Goes well with risotto.

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