Cassis Blanc, Dom. du Bagnol
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Cassis Blanc, Dom. du Bagnol - 2019

Item # 19413 750mL
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Tasting Notes

The sub-region of Cassis is located in Provence in the south of France. This is a sophisticated white wine made from Ugni Blanc, Clairette Blanc and Roussane. The aromas are driven by pears and quince. The minerals are subtle at first but grow on the palate. Drink with a light chill.


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Staff Pick Notes

Cassis sits on the Mediterranean coast just east of Marseilles, before the glitzy towns of the Côte d'Azur start popping up. It's a pretty ideal spot in terms of quality of life, and that no doubt translates into the wines. Vineyards are bountiful in this sunny climate between the limestone cliffs of the Cap Canaille and the glittering turquoise sea. Domaine du Bagnol's Cassis Blanc has a character that fits right in here. It's a rich, easygoing wine that shows off its qualities without flaunting them. This one is a blend of Roussanne and Ugni Blanc among other hearty, sun-drenched grapes that grow in the area. It shows a rounded quality on the palate with notes of fleshy apricot, pear, honeysuckle, and a salty minerality.

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Ugni Blanc

Known as Trebbiano in Italy, Ugni Blanc is best known as the main ingredient in Cognac.

Provence

Provence has some of the best vine-growing territory in the world, with a perfect Mediterranean climate tempered by the cooling effects of the sea. The region produces a broad range of wines, the majority of which pair effortlessly with the light, herb-infused cuisine of Provence.

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