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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.

Specifications
Appellation
Beaumes de Venise AOC
Varietal(s)
100% white Muscat petit grains.
Agricultural Practices
Sustainable
Soil type
Poor sandy, arid soil with limestone and gritty zones of sandy mollasse
Vinification
Grapes are pressed immediately to ferment juice without skins. Temperature controlled alcoholic fermentation.
Pairings

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

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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