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Cuvée des Gouverneurs AOP Muscat-du-Cap-Corse Orenga de Gaffory Vin Doux Naturel, 2012

Corsica

Grape Variety

Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains

Muscat is a speciality of the Cap Corse – a 40-kilometre long peninsula located at the northern tip of Corsica that points towards France. 2012 Cuvée des Gouverneurs Muscat du Cap Corse is golden in colour with complex aromas of apricot and orange marmalade. It is sweet with flavours of barley sugar, bitter caramelized oranges, vanilla and burnt sugar. Only Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains is permitted for its production rather than more productive varieties of Muscat. Grapes were picked by hand and left to macerate on skins for 24 hours. The juice was fermented in French oak barrels and arrested with grape spirit to give a sweetness and alcohol of 16%.

Grape Variety

Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains

Muscat is a speciality of the Cap Corse – a 40-kilometre long peninsula located at the northern tip of Corsica [...]

Muscat is a speciality of the Cap Corse – a 40-kilometre long peninsula located at the northern tip of Corsica that points towards France. 2012 Cuvée des Gouverneurs Muscat du Cap Corse is golden in colour with complex aromas of apricot and orange marmalade. It is sweet with flavours of barley sugar, bitter caramelized oranges, vanilla and burnt sugar. Only Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains is permitted for its production rather than more productive varieties of Muscat. Grapes were picked by hand and left to macerate on skins for 24 hours. The juice was fermented in French oak barrels and arrested with grape spirit to give a sweetness and alcohol of 16%.

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White
Medium oak
Medium
Lot: 1491 500 ml
2019-2024
M7 D9
6°C
Barley sugar, caramelized oranges, burnt sugar, Apricot, orange marmalade, complex
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