Pont de Gassac - Pays d'Herault - red - 2018 - 750 ml
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WHAT THE WINEMAKERS ARE SAYING
“A powerful and elegant wine. A delight with red meat, game, duck and spicy dishes. Choice of old vines and terroirs with strong personality. Best decanted 2 hours before a meal, with stopper in place.”The Guibert Family
The Moulin de Gassac wines were created in the early 90s by the founder of Mas de Daumas Gassac, Aimé Guibert. Following the introduction of the vine pulling-up premium, Aimé began a partnership with the vine growers in this area with a view to saving its plots. The Moulin de Gassac Selection played a decisive role in preventing the disappearance of this terroir. Thereafter, Mas de Daumas Gassac confirmed the wines’ unique identity with their own signature: Moulin de Gassac. Produced from unique vineyards, with the help of Guibert family’s expertise, the Moulin de Gassac Selection reflects a shared desire to offer authentic wines.
The Moulin de Gassac Selection is produced from the finest plots of a unique Languedoc terroir. A remarkable amphitheatre of vines facing the Mediterranean and the port of Sète, the hills of Villeveyrac are the source of these flavourful red wines, with a distinctly southern character.
Country / Region: France / Languedoc
Terroir: Terroir de Villeveyrac
Appellation: IGP Pays d’Hérault
Colour: Deep ruby red
Nose: Expressive, complex
Palate: Red berries, powerful, round and warm
tannin. Structured and balanced, with nice species.
Soil Type: Lime sandstone and Rognacien marl slopes for Cabernet Sauvignon et Merlot. Terroir in front of Mediterranean sea.
Grape varieties (~): 40% Cabernet sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 30% Syrah
Vinification: Traditional maceration (around 20 days), at 25°C to 32°C. Regular pumping over.
Maturing: 9 to 10 months in stainless steel vats.
Yield (~): 40 - 45 hl/ha