France - South West

The wines of South West France vary considerably in style. Complex sweet wines can be made in Jurançon in the foothills of the Pyrenees.

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Jurançon Sec

Domaine Cauhapé
Jurançon, South West, France

Gros Manseng 60%, Camarelet 40%

This richly aromatic, dry white, amazes with tropical fruit, white pepper and cinnamon aromas. On the palate the wine is creamy yet has minerality giving it a lovely freshness. Stoned fruit combined with hints of citrus provides an elegant and clean finish.

ABV 14.0%

Jurançon

Domaine Cauhapé
Jurançon, South West, France

Petit Manseng 60%, Gros Manseng 30%, Camarelet 5%

Very attractive, fresh and lively, the nose offers a gentle caress of exotic flavours and mixed with beautiful notes of luscious citrus fruits. Gros Manseng grape harvest is a feminine wine with smooth and balanced palate with a parade of delicacies that swirl with flavours of lychees, peaches, apricots. An exercise in style that will delight you as an aperitif.

ABV 13.0%

Tastet 'Tel Quel' Sauvignon

Domaine Denis Tastet
Côte de Gascogne, South West, France

Sauvignon Blanc 100%

A very beautiful light colour. It is a lively and fruity nose. Aroma of candied fruits which change into an exotic aroma. A very round and sweet finish on the mouth.

This Sauvignon is a fine and elegant wine, well balanced between acidity and the fruit. Strong and round in the mouth. Due to its freshness it can be enjoyed as an aperitif, with foie gras, or can be used as a dessert wine. Very nice to drink with some cheese such as Roquefort.

ABV 12.5%

Tastet 'Tendresse' Gros Manseng

Domaine Denis Tastet
Côte de Gascogne, South West, France

Gros Manseng 100%

It is a fine wine, elegant and very typical, well balanced between the acidity, the fruity and the aromas of the grape variety. It is powerful and round.

The nose is very expressive, with aromas of candied fruits evolving towards exotic notes. The mouth is full of freshness. A true balanced mellow.

A wine to be served around 10 ° c, which can be consumed as an aperitif as on foie gras, or in dessert wine. It is also excellent on some cheeses such as Roquefort. Best enjoyed within 2 to 3 years following the vintage year.

ABV 11.5%

Tastet 'Tonnele' Columbard-Sauvignon & Ugni-Blanc

Domaine Denis Tastet
Côte de Gascogne, South West, France

Colombard 60%, Trebbiano/Ugni Blanc 20%, Sauvignon Blanc 20%

This blend has a magnificent intensity which confers it floral aromas, citrus fruits with beautiful shades of exotic fruits. The mouth is round, full of ripe fruit, rich in sensations, raised by a frank and lemony finale. It is a fine, elegant and fruity wine, best enjoyed just one year after the vintage in order to preserve all the freshness and fruit aromas.

ABV 12.5%

Tastet 'Tradition' Colombard & Sauvignon

Domaine Denis Tastet
Côte de Gascogne, South West, France

Colombard 80%, Sauvignon Blanc 20%

It is a lively and fruity wine. Its nose is fruity with citrus aromas with beautiful shades of exotic fruits with a lemony finish. The palate is light with a frank and lemony finish. It is a fine, elegant and fruity wine best enjoyed in the years immediately following the vintage in order to preserve all the freshness and fruit aromas. Aim to be served around 10°C as an aperitif, on white meats or to accompany your fish, shellfish and seafood.

ABV 12.5%

Tastet 'Trésor' Petit Manseng

Domaine Denis Tastet
Côte de Gascogne, South West, France

Petit Manseng 100%

The nose is very fruity, with aromas of candied fruits and quinces, with notes of passion fruit and lychees. The mouth is ample and delicate, with a long and elegant finish without heaviness. A true equilibrium of softness. It is a fine, sweet, elegant wine while fresh, well balanced between the acidity, the fruity and the typical aromas of the grape variety. It is powerful and round. A wine to be served between 10 and 12 ° C, which can be consumed as an aperitif on foie gras, or as a dessert wine. It is also excellent with some cheeses such as Roquefort.

ABV 11.5%

Tastet 'Trinquet' Colombard & Manseng

Domaine Denis Tastet
Côte de Gascogne, South West, France

Colombard 80%, Gros Manseng 20%

This blend is a wine of fresh and fruity pleasure that combines flavor and elegance. The nose is fine with floral and citrus aromas. The palate is lively, light, and fruity, full of roundness and suppleness.

It is a fine, elegant and fruity wine. Best enjoyed in the years following the vintage in order to preserve all the freshness and fruit aromas.

ABV 12.5%

Tastet 'Thésaurus' Cabernet & Merlot

Domaine Denis Tastet
Côte de Gascogne, South West, France

Cabernet Franc 75%, Merlot 25%, Cabernet Sauvignon

It is a rich and complex wine, its nose is very fruity with aromas of red fruits (raspberry, blackcurrant and morello cherry). Its mouth is supple and the tannins are present. A heavy-bodied wine that expresses itself with finesse.

It is a wine of pleasure with silky and melted tannins which will seduce you by its very fruity nose. Best enjoyed within 2 or 3 years after the vintage.

It should be served between 16 and 18°C and best accompanies cold meats, red meats, grills and cheeses.

ABV 12.5%

Lumiere de Garrigue

Les Costières de Pomérols
Pomérols, South West, France

Picpoul 100%

The colour is a superb pale yellow with bright hues. An elegant nose with aromas of fresh fruit and citrus, especially Grapefruit. The balance is zesty and harmonious with great varietal expression.


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