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La Chapelle White | Côtes de Gascogne

2011


A wonderfully flavoursome, quality Chardonnay-based wine from Gascogny blended especially for us at a knock down price. Ideal for parties, receptions or on its own. Great quaffing wine.

75cl Bottle: €10.95
 Bottle(s)
12 BOTTLES PER MIXED CASE

Case of 12: €131.40
 Case(s)
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The Press
'(This summer 50 best-value French buys) Côtes de Gascogne is not all just cheap and cheerful. La Chappelle is a cut above...a fresh, youthful white that’s is peachy and citrusy.' —Decanter Magazine

Wine of the Week—'I just love this little wine from the Vin de Pays de Côtes de Gascogne, a blend of typical Colombard, Gros Manseng and Ugni Blanc with Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Screw-capped for freshness, it has a delicate but aromatic nose that at first seems dominated by the grassy and elderflower character of the Sauvignon, but then an undertow of peachy fruit and lemon rind adds interest. On the palate it is punchy and vibrant, but it is not the more obvious asparagus and green bean punch of Sauvignon, but a decisive, mouthwatering panoply of citrus, white fruit and minerals with masses of zest and life. I drank this to great effect with an asparagus and pea risotto.' —Tom Cannavan, Wine-Pages, 21th June, 2011
Our tasting notes
Fresh, lemon green colour with a fruit driven, complex nose. A well made wine that is full bodied with lots of flavor and perfect for everyday drinking.
Wine data
Grape variety: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Ugni Blanc, Gros Manseng, Colombard.
Appellation: Vin de Pays des Côtes de Gascogne
Alcohol: 11.5%

 

About Gascogny
The beautiful and peaceful region of Gascony is famed for its foie gras and Armagnac but it is also an area of France that is now producing very good affordable wine. It is ‘the’ white wine to drink in Paris bars and bistros.

Côtes de Gascogne is a ‘Vin de Pays’ wine region located in the Midi-Pyrénées which principally produces white wine from vines planted in Alluvial soil with clay and sand.

 

Prices are all-inclusive for deliveries within the Republic of Ireland. Minimum total order is 1 case (12 bottles of 75cl equivalent) and may be mixed 2 cases (24 bottles of 75cl equivalent) of your choice. We use recycled boxes for our mixed cases to help protect the environment. For more details, please view our ordering information or contact us on 01 845 7645 or info@fromvineyardsdirect.ie

La Chapelle White, Côtes de Gascogne
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