Bernardins Dry Muscat Dore des Bernardins
Domaine des Bernardins
France - Rhone Valley - Beaumes de Venise AOC

Dore des Bernardins is a dry white wine that is only produced in years when the Muscat a petit grains crop is large enough. Grapes are picked at the same ripeness level as for the Vin Doux Naturel. In contrast to Muscat de Beaumes de Venise, the fermentation isn't stopped, giving a fruity dry wine with intense Muscat aromas.
Dry Muscat with a fruity, nice perfume, honeysuckle and melon aromas, lively rounded mouth-feel. Elegant, fresh and medium-bodied.

Beaumes de Venise AOC
Wine Type
100% white Muscat petit grains.
Agricultural Practices
Soil type
Poor sandy, arid soil with limestone and gritty zones of sandy mollasse
Grapes are pressed immediately to ferment juice without skins. Temperature controlled alcoholic fermentation.

Nicely chilled, this dry white wine is great as an aperitif or with asparagus, seafood, king prawns, fish.

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2019 Bernardins Dry Muscat Dore des Bernardins - 89 PTS - JD

2019 Bernardins Dry Muscat Dore des Bernardins - 89 PTS - JD

jeb dunnuck logo 250"The is a beautifully aromatic, complex white that has lots of tangerine, orange blossom, and honeyed flowers aromas and flavors to go with a clean, medium-bodied, nicely balanced style on the palate. This dry white will shine on the dinner table."

- Jeb Dunnuck (October 2020), 89 pts

Producer Information: Domaine des Bernardins

Domaine des Bernardins is a fifth-generation family-owned estate on the edge of the tiny village of Beaumes de Venise. The owners are Elisabeth Hall (the granddaughter of Louis Castaud) and ...
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