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White Wine / France / South West France / Vin de France / 10 % vol / 100% Petit Manseng

JARDINS DE BABYLONE MOELLEUX 2016 - DOMAINE DIDIER DAGUENEAU

0,75 L White Wine / France / South West France / Vin de France / 10 % vol / 100% Petit Manseng

Highly acclaimed by great lovers of sweet wines, this rare and confidential wine has an exceptional intensity, a balance close to perfection!
Discovered in Jurançon by Didier Dagueneau, wine artist and formidable researcher, the vineyard covers 3 hectares on terraces, on a terroir renowned for the particular vivacity of the wines produced there. Exclusively planted with Petit Manseng and applying the essential principles of organic and biodynamic cultivation, the grapes are harvested by hand and fermented in new oak. Without any AOC or artificial means, except for the ageing which only allows freshness, Louis-Benjamin and Charlotte have brilliantly taken up the challenge of bringing the confidential production of this estate to the highest level, in order to maintain this rare level of excellence. This vintage offers us a mellow Babylone of very high quality. The exotic fruit notes spontaneously escape the glass from the first nose, with bright scents of mango, dried apricot and roasted pineapple. After aeration, the notes of infusion come to embalm the nose and bring a very beautiful freshness (verbena, lime). This aromatic breadth develops unceasingly in an interminable complexity combining freshness and concentration. On the palate, there is no heaviness despite the immense substance, which is counterbalanced by a vibrant acidity. The body is ultra tasty and persistent on the long finish. A myth in the making!
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JARDINS DE BABYLONE MOELLEUX 2016 - DOMAINE DIDIER DAGUENEAU
  Vintage
2016
  Grape Variety
100% Petit Manseng
  Character
Demi-sec, sweet or syrupy white wine
  Style
Fruity
  Service Temperature
12-14°C
  Service
Decant into carafe
  Storage instructions
To drink or to store in cellar
  To drink until
2040
  Food and wine matching
Foie gras, White meat, Poultry, Exotic cuisine, Cheese, Fruity dessert


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DOMAINE DIDIER DAGUENEAU

Didier Dagueneau was a quality extremist. He was one of the most endearing men of the Loire vineyards as well as a master cultivator. Today, his children have taken up the torch and are worthily ensuring the destiny of this unique estate where Sauvignon is a world benchmark. Everything is done down to the smallest detail to produce the greatest white wines here (including the renowned Blanc Fumé de Pouilly). Worthy heirs to the know-how and convictions of their father, Didier Dagueneau, the brother and sister work in the vineyard, supported by a large team - more than one man per hectare. The attention is daily, the work sometimes superhuman on the soil or biodiversity. At harvest time, the choice of earlier maturity as well as constant attention gives the wines a mineral breath, crystalline purity and a fair balance.

Domaine noté ★★★ - Domaine d'Excellence - Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France
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