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Domaine du Grand Montmirail Muscat de Beaumes de Venise

£12.95

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Domaine du Grand Montmirail Muscat de Beaumes de Venise
This is a light and fine dessert wine from an outstanding producer. Domaine du Grand Montmirail Muscat de Beaumes de Venise has blossom aromas, citrus and orange peel flavours with lovely freshness and is naturally sweet.

In Gigondas, cultivating grapes to make wine and olives to make oil stretches back to ancient times. As long ago as the 1st century, Julius Caesar established a colony of veterans on this site. One is said to have been so jovial that he was nicknamed Jucundus, ‘the joyful’, and his village became known as Jocundatis, which later became Gigondas. Domain du Grand Montmirail covers more than 35 Ha, planted exclusively on the hillsides and terraces located south / south-east side of the Dentelles de Montmirail, forming a superb amphitheater dedicated to the vine and the wine. The altitude of the vineyard varies between 300 and 350 meters and enjoys natural protection against the wind dominating the mistral. The vineyard is composed of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre parcels, aged between 15 and 65 years, while Muscat a grains fins gives their vin doux naturel – Muscat de Beaumes de Venise.

Producer Website: vignoblescheron.fr

Bottle Size: 37.5cl
Vintage: 2012
Grape: Muscat
Region: Rhone
ABV: 15%