Matassa Blanc - 2019 - Tom Lubbe
A superb, racy wine... The palate is complex with lovely density, and a saline finish. A cuvée that's far more precise compared to previous vintages. A slender, tense juice.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 11 %
- To drink from
- 2021 to 2026
A blend of 70% Grenache Gris and 30% Macabeu. From century-old vines planted at 400 metres altitude on schist soils, surrounded by garrigue. The estate is certified organic and uses biodynamic farming techniques. Vinification: vertical pressing, fermentation with indigenous yeasts, matured 10 months in 2000-litre casks and demi-muid barrels, and unfiltered. Zero sulphur added!
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 delicate...All wines
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