We thought Christmas wines would be kind of sad without something sweet... and because not everyone likes sweet wines, we decided to pick this wonderful semi-sweet from Gascony. The local Gros Manseng grape is harvested when slightly over-ripe to allow some sweetness to develop - however it contains only 40 grams of residual sugar per liter, compared to 100-150 for sweet wines like Sauternes. As a result, it exhibits yummy aromas of candied fruit and honey, while some acidity balances the sweet touch. A great bottle which can be tasted by itself, with Asian food, foie gras or pudding.
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|Wine Characteristics||When & how to drink?|
Vignoble des Aubas
IGP Côtes de Gascogne
100% Gros Manseng
from now to 2018
Open and Drink
Aperitif, foie gras, blue cheese, pudding
Clay and limestone
25 years old
Stainless steel vats
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