2022 Sauvignon Blanc Domaine Gayda
Pale yellow colour with green reflections and a bright crystalline shine. A lively nose of lime, citrus peel and notes of exotic fruits is typical of this pretty Sauvignon from the South of France. The palate is generous and fruity while presenting a nice acidity quite unique for this sun-soaked terroir. A wine with exuberant aromas, fresh and varied to be enjoyed with, amongst other dishes, a seafood platter by the beach, cuttlefish “a la plancha” or grilled sea bream with a dash of lemon. Winemaker's notes (Oct 2023)
*Case price discount: Mix any 12 bottles of wine (or 9 litre equivalent) or 6 bottles of Champagne, Spirits, Sweet Wine or Fortified (4.5 litres) to get the discounted 'case price' for each bottle.
In a little under 20 years, the team at Domaine Gayda have put the slightly unfashionable AOC of Malepere well and truly on the map. Based some 30 kilometres south of the pretty medieval walled city of Carcassonne, they set out on their journey to create an estate that seeks to do things a little differently from the crowd.
They bottle the majority of their wines as Pay's d'Oc IGP, to avoid the constraints of the appellation.
The Figure Libre Chenin Blanc & Cabernet Franc are the creation of winemaker Vincent Chansault, taking inspiration from his time making wine in South Africa and the Loire Valley.
You get a real sense of adventure in all of the wines, from the serious Chemin de Moscou (taken from the street name of the domaine, we hasten to add) a blend of the very best barrels of Syrah, Grenache and Cinsault, all the way down to the vibrant and juicy Sauvignon Blanc & Syrah under the T'Air D'Oc labels. You get a feel of the new and old world colliding to create thoroughly modern yet delicious wines. These are immensely enjoyable wines from one of the most dynamic estates in Languedoc-Roussillon.
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