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Kalian Bernasse, Monbazillac, France, 2017

Kalian Bernasse, Monbazillac, France, 2017

Organically farmed and certified; from grapes picked in several passages through the Griaud family’s vineyards near the Dordogne river. Sweet and rich, barley sugar and peach nectar, smoky hint of botrytis. Classy and concentrated. Now-2027

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ColourWhite

StyleSweet

RegionSouth-West

Sub RegionBergerac

VillageMonbazillac

GrowerKalian Bernasse

Grape VarietySemillon & Muscadelle

Vintage2017

ABV13%

Bottle75cl

ClosureCork

MethodOrganic

CodeKAL1217

Style

Sweet

Dry > Sweet

Semillon

Origins      

  • Bordeaux region

Characteristics   

  • Not strong flavour - pears? - but good weight
  • Can be very high-yielding (and therefore flavourless)
  • Affinity for oak
  • Thin-skinned: so vulnerable to rot (see below)
  • Often blended, with Sauvignon Blanc or...
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Kalian Bernasse, Monbazillac, France, 2017

Organically farmed and certified; from grapes picked in several passages through the Griaud family’s vineyards near the Dordogne river. Sweet and rich, barley sugar and peach nectar, smoky hint of botrytis. Classy and concentrated. Now-2027

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