Mont Gravet, Côtes de Gascogne
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Mont Gravet, Côtes de Gascogne - 2020

Item # 41846 750mL
$12.96 $9.96 / Single Bottle
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$155.52 $107.57/ Case of 12
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An easy drinking white wine that omes from vineyards located in the Gascony region, near the city of Toulouse in the South West of France. "Gravet" refers to the name of an oval shaped rock commonly found in the area.


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Staff Pick Notes

The tariffs have taken away a lot of the value to be found in French wine. When I say value, I mean a wine under $10 a bottle that outperforms your expectations. Here is very nice example of Côtes de Gascgogne Blanc, made from the wonderfully aromatic Colombard grape. Bright, fresh, and floral, this is a very pleasant wine that is more balanced than the acidic citrus fruit bombs that are typically found in Southwest France.

- JGM

Astor's Glossary of Terms

Colombard

Colombard was traditionally used, with Ugni Blanc and Folle Blanche, to make cognac. It fell out of fashion in France in the 1970s, but at the same time caught on in California, and soon became the most widely planted grape in the state (where it was known as French Colombard). There, it was widely used to produce sweet yet crisp bulk wines. Seeing what the Americans had done, the French would...

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