Cuvée Marguerite - 2022 - Tom Lubbe - Magnum
A major success for the estate, a wine with a captivating nose, notes of stewed yellow fruits – citrus, quince, and linden flower... Simply superb. The palate is structured, smooth and balanced, with a saline finish.
- 150 cl
- Original features
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 11 %
- To drink from
- 2025 to 2029
34% Muscat Petit Grain, 33% Muscat d'Alexandrie and 33% Macabeu. From century-old vines grown organically and planted at 300-400 meters altitude on schist and marl soils, surrounded by garrigue. Vinification: whole bunches, three to four weeks of maceration depending on the parcels, with indigenous yeasts, matured on lees for 8 months, in casks. Bottled without fining, nor filtration, zero sulphur added. Tom Lubbe and Gérard Gauby are brothers in law, and neighbours; Marguerite is the name of Nathalie Gauby’s grandmother.
Tom Lubbe hails from South Africa. In France, he was one of the finest students of Gérard Gauby , thanks to whom he met Nathalie, Gérard’s sister, with whom he settled in 2001 in Calce, in a still unspoilt environment, where they founded the Domaine Matassa. After starting out small, the estate would slowly grow in size. Tom would acquire old, high altitude parcels where he produces...All wines
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