Mas Cal Demoura L'Etincelle Vin de Pays de l'Herault Blanc 2007
The wine is redolent of white fruit and citrus fruit enhanced by a nice minerality and a lively touch typical of the terroir. Smooth, ample and persistent in the mouth, with a fresh finish.
Food pairing: Aperitif, shellfish, noble fish (cooked... View More
The 2007 L'Etincelle – dominated by barrel-fermented Chenin Blanc, along with Viognier, Grenache Blanc, Muscat, and Roussanne – offers a quite Muscat-driven nose of tangerine rind, fresh lemon, and orange blossom, with hints of more diverse sweet and pungent floral notes (lily, acacia) behind that. The Chenin Blanc really only signals its presence on the palate, with quince and musk melon accented by lime zest and chalk. Quite dense and lees-inflected, with persistent bitter-sweet citrus oil but also ample fresh fruit juiciness and a delightful overall sense of invigoration, this memorably distinct wine should drink nicely for a couple of years.
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At the time of Languedoc winemakers were abandoning their land, Jean-Pierre Jullien, passionate winemaker, had made this his motto motto. Having opted very early for a qualitative approach and respectful of the land, it is part of the winegrowers that have marked the history of the quality revolution of Languedoc wines ... Driven by his passion for wine and aware of potential local Terrasses du Larzac, it retains... View More