Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Colombard-Ugni Blanc 2013

Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Colombard-Ugni Blanc 2013
Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Colombard-Ugni Blanc 2013

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The Domaine de Millet blanc is one of our best-selling wines, despite its humble I.G.P status, as it is unfailingly reliable and gives a lot of bang for your buck. This unashamed crowd-pleaser, a blend of Ugni Blanc and Colombard, has a bright, zesty palate with a whistle-clean finish and works well as an aperitif or partner to salads and seafood.

(5 customer reviews)
Bottle
£9.50
Bottle (case)
£114.00
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Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Colombard-Ugni Blanc 2013

The Domaine de Millet Côtes de Gascogne blanc is a dry white wine with grapefruit aromas and refreshingly tangy, unoaked fruit. It is vinified in thermo-regulated stainless steel vats and bottled rapidly to preserve the citrus fruit aromas.

The Gascony region, famous for Armagnac production, is now the source of good country wines. Domaine Millet blazed a trail for many followers, but it remains one of, if not the, best.


La Famille Dèche

La Famille Dèche

The Dèche family, whose considerable vine holdings lie just above Eauze in the Midi-Pyrenées, have resided at Château de Millet for over five generations. Today they make a range of Côtes de Gascogne wines on their 50-hectare estate, as well as Floc de Gascogne and Armagnac. Until the late 1980s, the Dèche family were predominantly producers of Bas Armagnac but, as this market diminished, the forward-thinking Francis Dèche began to diversify, planting Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Chardonnay along with Ugni Blanc to make good, dry, still wines for immediate consumption.

Style:
White Wine, Dry (Sec), Medium-bodied
Region:
MidiCotes de Gascogne
Producer:
La Famille Dèche
Vintage:
2013
Grape variety (Cépage):
Ugni Blanc, Colombard
Wine pairing - drink with:
Curry
Cellarage:
This wine is designed to be drunk young.
Vinification:
The grapes, grown on alluvial soil, are picked at optimum ripeness and are completely de-stemmed prior to vinification in thermo-regulated stainless steel vats. The wine is then fined and filtered prior to spring bottling.
Alcohol by Volume (ABV):
11.5%

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Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Colombard-Ugni Blanc 2013
DateScoreCustomer CommentOur Response
10-May-2015
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Very nice to visit Yapp Bros on this occasion and pick up some bottles.

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09-May-2015
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very civilised

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19-Jan-2015
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Good wines, rapid service and entertaining prose

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11-Jan-2015
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Very good indeed

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29-Aug-2014
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delicious wine

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