New Releases from Domaine Gauby - Superstar of the South! A super sticky from Alsace

 

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"Within two decades of bottling their own wine, an aversion to overproduction plus a passionate affinity with the local soils have made Domaine Gauby the best estate in the Roussillon." Clive Coates, The Great Wines of France 

 

The new releases from Domaine Gauby including the majestic 2010 MUNTADA are ready to depart France.

 

Those of you who purchased and have tasted the 2009 reds will know what an outstanding winemaker Gerard Gauby is. La Revue du Vin de France raves about him again in the 2013 Guide saying he has "reinvented viticulture in the south".

 

Domaine Gauby is located 30 km southwest of Perpignan just outside the town of Calce. This area of France, on the border of Spain, is Roussillon.


Gauby Muntada 2010 It is a beautiful and rugged part of the world. It is still very unspoiled, wild, rocky and dry. There are a lot of rugged hills with soils composed of limestone, marl and shale - ideal for cultivation of grapes.

 

The Gauby family established their domaine in 1983. There are around 45 hectares of vines scattered in parcels over the hillsides around the village. Gerard Gauby has worked hard to enlarge the estate from the 5 hectares purchased by his grandfather and today the vines include some 120 year old Carignan as well as very old Mouvedre, Grenache and Syrah.

 

Gerard Gauby is now firmly established as one of the superstars of the south-west. He believes that the superb quality of his wines is determined more by the character and quality of the grapes that are harvested rether than what happens in the chais. "One of our greatest advantages in the complexity of our local soils". The best wines come from schist as the vines must go deep to find nourishment. it also keeps the acidity high.


"I don't like sur-maturite. I'm looking for fresh fruit. Burgundy is my reference. I want the same purity in my wines" say Gerard. These are fine, complex and thought-provoking wines.

 

Our Pre Arrival Offer for the latest releases is still available. We present six wines starting at the very affordable 2011 Calcinaires Rouge and Blanc for just $31.00 a bottle Pre Arrival going up to the legendary 2010 Muntada at $139.00 a bottle. 

 

To view and order the wines on our website click here.

 

All wines can be ordered on our website, by telephone (03) 9326 5737 or by email sales@grandmillesime.com.au. No minimum order - and you may mix and match as you please.

  

Cheers, 

Darren 

 

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Phone: (03) 9326 5737

 

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Domaine Loew Gewurztraminer Vendange Tardive Ostenberg 2009

 

I served this wine at the conclusion of our recent 2010 Burgundy Dinner in Sydney.

 

It was showing brilliantly. the nose the spice and  floral character of Gewurz, the palate was rich, sweet and textured and the wine finished with cleansing acidity.

 

It matched the orange and mango desert exceptionally well.

 

If you like sweet wines that are complex, interesting and do not cloy you really should give this Alsatian gem a try.

 

750ml bottle

Just $69.95

 

In stock now.

Click here to view and order on our website.

 
 

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