Bling for cider-lovers.
This 100% Mauzac is sourced from organically-farmed grapes from the Gaillac region of Southwestern France. The wine was done in the Pétillant naturel fashion, with a spontaneous fermentation occurring in bottle. Creamy and concentrated, with notes of marzipan and apple cider.
- Domaine Plageoles is a family-run estate located in Southwestern France - more specifically Gaillac.
- Robert Plageoles would search far and wide for lost indigenous varietals that had all but vanished in Gaillac, bring back their cuttings and plant them at the estate.
- Other rare indigenous varieties they farm are - Mauzac Vert, Mauzac Noir, Ondenc, Duras, Muscadelle, and Prunelart.
- The terroir in Gaillac is made up of clay, limestone sand and silex soils.
- Cinnamon sugar doughnuts.
- Black tie masquerade.
- This Vanity Fair article.