Domaine de Menard, Cotes de Gascogne 'Cuvee Marine'

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Region:
South of France
Grape Variety:
Colombard
Grape Variety:
Sauvignon Blanc
Grape Variety:
Gros Manseng
Bottle Size:
750ml
ABV:
11%
Vintage:
2019

This delicious blend of Colombard, Sauvignon Blanc and Gros Manseng is just stunning. It is steely and zesty with a hint of chalkiness. Immediate tangy richness and grapey/grapefruit freshness. Subtle hints of spice and pear mingle with peachiness on the finish.

 

The story of Domaine de Ménard starts in 1920, when Jean François Morel, a Swiss winegrower, settled in Gascony and acquired a 10 hectare estate.
 
His daughter & son in law took over in 1960, extended the vineyard and built their first cellar. The love of vine and wine was passed on to their daughter Elisabeth who in turn, after her studies in oenology, took over the estate.
 
Ably assisted by her husband Henry and her brother Philippe, she quickly developed the estate which now covers 190 hectares in the Côtes de Gascogne appellation and has a brand new modern cellar, built in 2012.
 
The first wines were bottled at the estate in 2003 and year after year since, the quality of the wines has improved : ever more precise, fresh and crisp… Today the estate continues in the same vein of improvement and modernisation, and has made a name for itself both in France and abroad.
 
The Domaine de Ménard vineyard is located on an ancient terroir of excellent quality ; a well known marine geological site, which explains why fossils are frequently found there.
 
The Colombard, Ugni Blanc & Sauvignon blanc vines, which are used for the estate’s dry white wines, are planted in shallow stony soils, whereas the Petit & Gros Manseng vines, whose overripe grapes produce elegant sweet wines, are planted in deep, tawny sandy soils.
 
CUVÉE MARINE is the Estate's Flagship wine, this aromatic and elegant wine is crisp and fresh on the nose, with notes of tropical fruit, pineapple and grapefruit on the palate.
Region:
South of France
Grape Variety:
Colombard
Grape Variety:
Sauvignon Blanc
Grape Variety:
Gros Manseng
Bottle Size:
750ml
ABV:
11%
Vintage:
2019
  • 5
    Domaine de Menard, Cuvée Marine

    Posted by Gail Monahan on 18th Jan 2021

    Just delicious

  • 5
    Fast and reliable delivery and good wines

    Posted by Dr Nigel Carter on 27th May 2020

    Fast and reliable delivery and good wines

  • 5
    Great service from EWW

    Posted by Unknown on 11th Apr 2019

    Easy to order and super fast delivery

  • 5
    Fast and easy.

    Posted by Unknown on 21st Jun 2017

    Hassle free purchase and fat delivery. Website easy to use.
    Delivered very quickly by courier in very sturdy box.

  • 5
    Excellent service by Ellis Wharton Wines

    Posted by Unknown on 22nd Feb 2017

    All good

  • 5
    Excellent service by Ellis Wharton Wines

    Posted by Unknown on 20th Dec 2016

    Delivery and purchase all trustworthy

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    Posted by Unknown on 31st Aug 2016

    A really good drinkable wine Excellent service. Arrived on time as promised

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    Posted by Unknown on 23rd Dec 2014

    Good service very quick delivery

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