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Les Vignes Retrouvées

RETR001
In tribute to the ancient local grape varieties, Les Vignes Retrouvées (“the rediscovered vines”) offers the purest expression of the Saint Mont terroir. Stubbornly preserved over generations, and central to the future of the appellation, these ancestral varieties yield an elegant, authentic wine.
Type:
Vintage:
2016
Size:
75cl
Grape Mix:
Gros Manseng, Petit Courbu and Arrufiac blend.
Genres:
Style:
Dry
ABV:
13%
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Pays du Gers
Sub Sub Region:
Saint-Mont
Body:
Rich, rounded and full flavoured
Drinking Window:
Drink now through to 2022
Closure Type:
Cork
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£10.99
 

Producteurs Plaimont

Situated in the heart of South-West France, the Plaimont vineyards stretch from the foothills of the Pyrenees to the hills and valleys of Gascony covering a uniquely rich terroir. A thousand winegrowers defend the ideals of a cooperative and are committed to managing their vineyards with respect for both the environment and their own time-honoured traditions. With a combination of local grape varieties, knowledge and rigorous hard work, the members of Plaimont Wine Cooperative have succeeded in producing extremely high quality wines from the terroirs of Madiran, Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh, Saint Mont and Côtes de Gascogne.

Tasting Notes

Light straw-yellow colour, with green highlights. It has a lively intensity, with fresh floral aromas and subtle toasty notes.Full of ripe, fresh and fruit flavours, it is one of the flagship Saint Mont whites.

Food Matches

Ideal with shellfish, crab or lobster.