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Winery Wines Impressions 9

Sparkling wine 2016 Gaillac Mousseux AOC Chardonnay Brut "Cuvée du Dôme", South-west France, France

Type: Sparkling wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Price: 11.90 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Classical method - second fermentation in bottle
Registration number : #BLC-LGB0116

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (86 WP)
Last reviewed: 1 September 2019
Editor note: Light vegetal notes on the nose, citrus and pomaceous fruit, yeasty aromas, herbaceous notes, floral traces, nutty notes. Ripe, slightly sweetish and creamy fruit on the palate, nutty aromas, light yeasty notes, moderate mousse, good substance and persistence, dried floral and spicy traces, delicate grip on a good to very good, sweetish, creamy finish.
Best to drink: To 2020

The vineyards of this large region (fr. Sud-Ouest) with about 160,000 hectares of vineyards are among the oldest France, From a purely geographical and historical point of view, southwestern France has the entire area between the Massif Central, which forms the eastern border, and the Atlantic coast in the west and, to the south, the Pyrenees at the border Spain, Julius Caesar (100-44 BC) described the conquered Roman province between the river Garonne and the Pyrenees for the first time as Aquitaine (French Guyenne). Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) incorporated it into the Franconian Empire. After varied history as an independent...

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