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Gerard Bertrand Cigalus Blanc

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Wine Notes

Bright yellow with pale green reflections. Bouquet with a lot of white flowers, citrus fruits combined with white fruits (peach, apricot, grapefruit) and honey. The palate is lush, opulent and smooth and at the same time very fresh. There are some hints of subtle vanilla, light toasty oak taste and very aromatic tropical fruits. The long, pleasant finish is lively and fresh.

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AWN Wine Style
AWN Wine Style Full Bodied White
Short Tasting Notes White Flower. Citrus. Peach. Apricot & Honey. Vanilla. Long, Lively & Fresh!
Why AWN Pick This Wine A superb blend offering a fresh, intense and complex white.
Recognitions 92pts - Wine Enthusiast 91pts – Robert Parker Among Top 10 Rated in Wine Style in Languedoc Rousillon White Among Favourite Wines Serve in Emirate Airlines Ranked No. 1 among To 5 Premium Airlines with The Best Wine List – Conde Nast Traveller Selected Wine in Business Class by Air France Over 6 years
Food Pairing Scallop, Fish in Rich Sauces, Oatmeal Prawn
Varietal Chardonnay / Viognier / Sauvignon Blanc
Country France
VARIETAL - WHITE GRAPES Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viogner
Region IGP Oc
Vintage 2016
Earth Friendly Biodynamic
Volume 750ml
Alcohol 14
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The Cigalus estate comprises 22 hectares planted with international varieties in the best area of the Pays d’Oc, now officially designated the Grand d’Oc, since 1999, due to the high-quality soil, hot Mediterranean climate and the resulting wines.

The estate is dominated by a 19th-century « mas » (large villa) where the wines are vinified and cellared. The soil at Cigalus is clay and limestone and the vines are nurtured with biodynamic in order to produce the greatest expression of the terrain in the wines.

In this way, Gerard Bertrand bridges the gap between the traditions of France’s oldest wine-producing region with the modern style of the world’s most popular, ‘international’ grape varieties.

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