Moulin de Gassac Classic Blanc 2018, Mas de Daumas Gassac
£8.95 per bottle
GRAPE/BLEND: 90% Terret and 10% Carignan Blanc
SUITABLE FOR VEGETARIANS/VEGANS: No
ALLERGENS (EGGS AND/OR MILK): Neither used
TASTING NOTE: Quite vinous, herbal style of white (think vermouth) with dried fruits seguing into fennel
FOOD RECOMMENDATION: Salad nicoise, trout with green beans, spaghetti al pesto or cheese soufflé
SHORT HISTORY: Recognized and enjoyed in over 70 countries, the Moulin de Gassac wine collections have, for more than 2 decades, offered a range of accessible wines that combine elegance and freshness, reflecting the Daumas Gassac’s philosophy.
Created in the early 1990s by Aimé Guibert, founder of Mas de Daumas Gassac, the Moulin de Gassac wines were created for two reasons: • Preserve land parcels that fully reflect the character of the exceptional Languedoc terroir. • Offer fine, generous and exceptional value wines with a subtle blend of Mediterranean and Bordeaux grape varieties. ‘Every day’ wines that spring from the same search for excellence that applies to the great Daumas Gassac vintages.
CLIMATE: Coastal Mediterranean Climate
TERROIR: Clay with limestone terroir near the Thau lagoon – limestone brings acidity
VITICULTURE: Part machine, part manual harvest
YIELDS: 55-60 hl/haVINIFICATION:
• All grapes are 100% destemmed.
• Fermented in stainless steel vats at low controlled temperature
• Aged for a further 3-4 months in stainless steel
• Lightly filtered, fined (with isinglass) and a small amount of sulphur added