Laurent Cazottes 2018 'Adele' Blanc (Mauzac Rose), Vin de France (Gaillac)

Laurent Cazottes 2018 'Adele' Blanc (Mauzac Rose), Vin de France (Gaillac)

Item Number: 13922

UPC: None

Country: France
Region: South West France
Sub Region: Gaillac
Appellation/AVA: Vin de France
Estate Grown Wine: No
Vintage: 2018
Grape(s): 100% Mauzac Rose
Type: Wine - White
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 12
Closure: Cork
Viticulture: Certified Organic
Soil Type: Clay and limestone

About Mauzac Rose: Mauzac, is a variety native to the Gaillac region. It's "Rose" variant is a clone of Mauzac Blanc which, when matured, takes on a pinkish gray color.

Winemaking Notes: Fruit is harvested by hand. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation occurs spontaneously in stainless steel tanks with indigenous yeasts. Mauzac Rose is an oxidative variety, so Laurent avoids racking as much as possible. The 'Adele' is aged sur lie in tank and is bottled unfiltered and unfined.

Tasting Notes: The 'Adele' cuvee is a textural, richer wine with inviting density. Aromatics include jasmine, acacia and pear. The palate is crisp and dry, with notes of orchard fruit, green apples and quince.