Dry Muscat

Dry Muscat "Doré des Bernardins" 2018

Vin de Pays du Vaucluse

"An absolutely stunning dry Muscat. A hundred percent dry Muscat, elegant, fresh, medium-bodied flavors that are authoritative yet extremely pure and intriguing.”

Delightfully lively and fresh, it goes especially well with asparagus and shell-fish.

Doré des Bernardins is a dry white wine that we only produce in years when the Muscat à petit grains crop is large enough. We pick the grapes at the same ripeness level as for the Vin Doux Naturel.

In contrast to Muscat de Beaumes, the fermentation isn’t stopped, giving a fruity dry wine with intense Muscat aromas.

Varietal

Muscat of petit grains 100%

Soils

Tender limestone and gritty zones of sandy mollasse.

Robe

Light yellow with green reflections

Nose

Delicately fruity with fresh Muscat aromas

Palate

Fruity dry wine with intense Muscat flavors

Serve

Chilled T°8°C

Potential aging

Best drunk within 2 years

Yields

Only 10 hl/ha (produced only on the great years)

Alcohol

13,5°

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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Southern Rhône