Category Archives: gros manseng

Montesquiou VdF 2014

Domaine Montesquiou, Terre de France, Vin de France, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France, (2014) This wine: no ‘L’ prefix lot number, though 50694104:42 is stencilled on the glass; this wine, rather than being dry, at <= 4 g/l residual sugar at fermentation end, … Continue reading

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Montesquiou Jurancon Sec 2015

Domaine Montesquiou, Cuvade Precieuse, Jurancon Sec, AOC Jurancon, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France, 2015 This wine: a blend of 60% petit manseng, 30% gros manseng, 10% camaralet; aged in oak barrels over 10 months, Diam 5 agglomerate cork closure, 14% abv, Leon Stolarski, … Continue reading

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Dom. Haut Marin Gros manseng Gascogne 2008

Domaine Haut Marin, En Bretagne d’Armagnac, Moelleux Gros manseng, VdP (IGP) Cotes de Gascogne, Gers, France, 2008. Varietal gros manseng, synthetic cork closure, 37.5cl, 11.5% abv, Delilahs, £8 WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and bright, medium intensity gold, showing … Continue reading

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Cave de Gan Jurancon Doux 2012

Cave de Gan (co-op), Reserve Royale Jurancon Fruité, AOC Jurancon, Pyrenees-Atlantique, France 2012 Permitted varieties are gros manseng, petit manseng (the higher quality of the two mansengs), courbu and lesser varieties, with the mansengs representing 98% of plantings.  Jurancon can range … Continue reading

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Dom. Cauhape Jurancon Sec 2008

Domaine Cauhape, Chant des Vignes, AOC Jurancon Sec, Pyrenees Atlantique, France, 2008 Varietal gros manseng, fermented in stainless steel, then left on the lees for 6 months before bottling; Nomacorc Premium cork closure, 13.5% abv, Ann et Vin, £10. WSET … Continue reading

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