One of the regional leading wine producers is Christian Roche from Domaine de l’Ancienne Cure represents already the 5th generation of this family estate (from 1935), and produces award winning organic white, red and sweet wines.
Region: Bergerac, AOC Monbazillac
Millésime: 2011 0,5ltr.
Grape variety and soil: 100% Muscadelle. Soil, Argilo Calcaire (Clay with Limestone)
Taste: Very complex and full bodied soft and sweet wine, honeyed and candied fruits, great freshness, long and lively aftertaste, The Best!!!
Wine pairing: Aperitif, foie gras, and desserts (low in sugar) blue cheeses, wine for meditation
Serving Temperature: 10-12 c, medium sized white wine glass, drink now or until 2030+
Vinification: Harvesting the grapes in several stages (tries) maximum of ripeness dried by Botrytis Cinerea, fermentation and aging on new oak barriques for 24-36 months Natural vinification, Alc. 13%
Culture: Organic, 2011 was still in conversion
La Revue de Vins de France: Domaine 1 Star * L’Extase Monbazillac 2011 16/20 pnt.
Guide Hachette: Producer of the year 2019 Sud Ouest