Mas de Daumas Gassac Estate Red 2003

Red Blends from Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Price: $36.99
Item No. 83193
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Winemaker's Notes

Clear deep ruby in colour; intensely complex nose; round, rich and fleshy palate with a long triumphant finish; vibrant and fruity in the early stages of the development, it is capable of maturing for half a century and then evoking the fragrant smell of wood-moss and truffles like a great "vin de garde".

Such characteristics, strong personality, complexity of aromas and extraordinary vinous qualities have contributed to the success and worldwide recognition of Daumas Gassac notwithstanding the absence of any appellation status.

The vinification is completely classical as carried out in the Médoc; long fermentations (three weeks), "élevage" in wooden casks, light fining with egg whites and no filtering of the Reds. Daumas Gassac is a "terroir" which saturates the red wine with the most wonderfully majestic tannins.

Learn About Mas de Daumas Gassac

Mas de Daumas Gassac is located on exceptional soil discovered in 1970 by the great professor of geography in Bordeaux, Henri Enjalbert. In the Gassac Valley, under the thick scrub of garrigue, lies 40 hectares of glacial deposits formed by the Riss, Mindel and Guntz glaciations that supply three essential elements, imperative to a great growth: ·soil so deep that the vine...

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Learn About Languedoc-Roussillon

(LAHN-guh-dock) (ROO-see-yohn) For being in a country that is known for wine regulations, the Languedoc enjoys a great amount of freedom in its winemaking. With over 700,000 acres under vine, some of the most exciting and best value wines of are coming from this enormous and diverse wine region. Some refer to it as the new world of France. The region stretches along the land...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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