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Château Tirecul La Graviere 'Les Pins', Organic, Monbazillac, France, 50cl Bottle 2016

Monbazillac, France

Les Pins 2016

Tasting Notes

Rich & sweet streaks of marmalade and apricots run through this excellent alternative to Sauternes. It is massively lush and mouth-filling but has enough acidity to keep it fresh amidst the candied fruit flavours on the palate.

Food Matches

Beenleigh Blue, Almond Tart & Foie Gras

Wine Profile

Wine Type Pudding Wine

Vintage 2016

Style Aromatic Whites

Country France

Region Monbazillac

Grower Name Château Tirecul

Grape Variety Sauvignon Blanc

ABV 12.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Bottle Size 50cl

Allergens Sulphites

Method Organic, Vegan

SKU CHTIRECULLEPINS16

Grower

Château Tirecul

Château Tirecul

Claudie and Bruno Bilancini first leased just 9 hectares of the ‘Vineyards of Tirecul’ in 1992, these vineyards are some the of ancient Premier Crus of Monbazillac, unfortunate it had been badly neglected and was in poor condition but through that they could see the immense potential. The old vines still planted on the best hillside of the region with a soil that… Read More

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Region

Monbazillac

Monbazillac

Monbazillac is an increasingly serious and up and coming sweet wine appellation within the Bergerac region of South-West France, on the left bank of the River Dordogne. Like Sauternes, wines here are made from Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Muscadelle and the local environment, with its proximity to the river, favours the onset of early morning mists which encourage the… Read More

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Grape

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is a high quality white grape whose spiritual home is France, and more specifically the Loire Valley, where it produces crisp, acidic wines with green and citrus fruit flavours, and a hallmark streak of minerality in the best examples.In more recent years, the variety has been adopted by New Zealand as their signature white variety, showing concentrated… Read More

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