Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise 2019

Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise 2019

Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise

90 points by Matt Wallsle Decanter 2020

92/100 by Olivier Poussier Best Sommelier of the World 2020

Chilled as an aperitif, the Muscat is a versatile companion to many dishes. Most expressive with foie gras and roquefort cheese, it retains all its character served with a fruit salad or a darck chocolate cake.

The Muscat de Beaumes de Venise requires great care. After picking the grapes by hand, the must is pressed straightaway to ferment the juice without skins. No yeasts are added to the alcoholic fermentation, and kept under temperature control. Vin Doux Naturel winemaking involves stopping fermentation to preserve the grapes natural sweetness. During vinification, we watch the vats day and night and add the fortifying spirit just at the right moment. At this stage, the wine’s final balance is at stake. The wine is then aged in stainless steel tanks for 6 months before bottling.


White Muscat 75%, Black Muscat 25%


Tender limestone and gritty zones of

sandy mollasse.


Bright amber


Complex and intense. With aromas of apricot, bush peach and dried fruit.


Fruity, well balanced, neat and sweet with a dry finish


Chilled T°8°C

Potential aging

This Muscat ages beautifully and becomes mellow, well rounded, with a copper pink robe. Its bouquet is refined with hints of Mint tea and perfect balance in the mouth.


30 hl/ha – 18 ha



Domaine des Bernardins

Like many of this region’s villages, Beaumes-de-Venise has been producing wine since the Roman times but is unique for the production of sweet fortified wine or ‘vin doux natu...

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