“Shows good acidity behind the bright green herb and crunchy pippin apple flavors, with notes of citrus zest. Hints of richness emerge on the creamy finish.” Colombard. Drink now. Wine Spectator 2014 Buyer's Guide
This totally refreshing wine is light and fragrant. Its acidity is crisp, with full, forward apple and lemon fruits, leaving a summery feel. Screwcap. Winesellers Ltd. Wine Enthusiast
Mont Gravet White
Côtes de Gascogne
Mont Gravet comes from vineyards located in the Gascony region, near the city of Toulouse in the South West of France. The climate combines the Oceanic and Mediterranean influences, which brings enough sun and humidity to grow rich, concentrated and ripe grapes. Close to the producers, and in order to source the best vineyards, our winemaker has found some amazing “terroirs” spread on hills. These hills are called “Mont” in French. So as a tribute to the terroir from where the wine comes from we have named in Mont Gravet, “Gravet” being the name of an oval shaped rock commonly found in the area.
Harvested at night, the grapes undergo a modern winemaking process. After 24 hours of skin contact at 43°F, only the premium juices are fermented at low temperature. The intense fruit aromas come from the specific method used to extract all of the fruit flavors from the lees. For 40 days the juice is kept at a 32°F temperature then the extracted clear juice contains all of the fruit specs of the grapes. The resulting wine is matured on its fine lies at 28°F until bottling.
Tasting Notes & Food Pairing
Mont Gravet has a pale, bright yellow color, with a very intense and refreshing nose. It displays flavors of citrus fruit and blackcurrant leaf. This wine will express itself best as an aperitif or with any seafood. Serve chilled at 50°F.