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The Wine Merchants Côtes de Gascogne Blanc 2017

The Wine Merchants Côtes de Gascogne Blanc is 100% Colombard, crafted in the heart of the Gascogne region, famed for its medieval towns, green rolling hills and “douceur de vivre”. The landscape, spreading from the Atlantic ocean to the Pyrenees, provides a broad spectrum of terroirs. For this wine, the clay and sand soils store water during spring, releasing water over the drier ripening period to sustain the Colombard vines. Intense sun exposure during the day is moderated by chilly oceanic breezes and cool nights to ensure the balance of ripe fruit and freshness.

Complex aromas of tropical fruits, elderflower and herbal notes are prominent on the nose, while the palate offers an accompanying richness of fruit and floral notes before leading to a lingering finish. The modest alcohol content makes this Colombard a great companion to spicy cuisine, while it also pairs well with grilled chicken or seafood dishes, risotto and mushrooms.

 

Wine File
Producer:
The Wine Merchants Range
Country:
France
Region:
South West France
Sub Region:
Vin de Pays - IGP
Style:
White Wine
Primary Grape(s):
Colombard
Bottle Size:
75cl
Alcohol:
12.0%
Closure:
Natural Cork
Contains Sulphites:
Yes
Units Per Bottle:
9
£9.50
Purchase Format
A17TWMCDGB-1

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