Les Pins de Tirecul La Graviere Monbazillac (12 Bottle Case)



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Robert Parker compared the sweet wines of Tirecul as the most notable sweet wines from anywhere in the world. A lot is written about terroir, soil and microclimates. You often question how much of it is true, how do people know exactly why the wines work out the way they do? At Tirecul however, you can really see it in front of you. There aren’t many estates where you can see all the vineyard in one block. At the bottom of the hill it is too open, and the top of the hill it is too windy. It’s only in two little pockets that the fog sits to create the conditions for some truly phenomenal botrytis wines. It’s a bit of a Goldilocks site, all the quirks of nature are ‘just right’ (I haven’t tried any Tirecul in my porridge, but I am going to now).

Les Pins de Tirecul La Gravière Monbazillac organic wine could be labelled as Sélection de Grains Nobles but they aren’t always aged for the minimum 18 months before release. With 140g/l residual sugar the finish is much drier due to the fabulous acidity (a recurring theme in these wines). Pineapple fruit with bright, fine acidity, this wine matches perfectly with a posset, a syllabub.... one of those desserts that you're not entirely sure what it is...

Please note: All case deals can take between 7-10 days for delivery.

Country: France
Region: South West
Semillon 60% Muscadelle 40%
ABV: 12%
Volume: 50cl
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for Vegans: Yes

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