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Domaine Sarrabelle - In Sarra 2016

Domaine Sarrabelle

In Sarra 2016

A classic white at a small price!

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The perfect match Grilled prawns

  • Powerful
  • Complex
  • Fruity

£6.23 was £8.90 per bottle

Non-subscribers : £7.70 was £11.00 per bottle

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An expert's opinion

Gaillac is for me a rather endearing appellation. It may be the oldest French wine, but it is the exclusive grape varieties and different styles of wine that I like. Here, the cuvée In Sarra perfectly illustrates the purpose with the assembly of Mauzac, the En of the El and the very bordelaise muscadelle. A hilly terroir beautifully located on the banks of the Tarn. Gluttony and freshness are key here

Jean-Michel Deluc. Head Sommelier of Petit Ballon.
The estate

Domaine Sarrabelle

Legend has it that the source of Sarrabelle, the spring near the medieval Château de Montaigut, was a trysting place for the lovers of the beautiful Yolande. Its name comes from the Occitan word "sarro-bello", to hold one's beloved in one's arms... The château was destroyed during the Albigensian Crusade and only the foundations remained. The Chapelle de Montaigut was later erected on the site. Today, Laurent and Fabien Caussé (the 8th generation of growers on the domaine) have given the name of this spring to their wines. Traditional wines, vins de pays and fine wines, like the Cuvée Prestige that we are offering, the Saint André and also the Mauzac de Sarrabelle. A continuous programme of research with respect for traditional agricultural methods. 

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Service 10°

Decanting No
  • ic-meat

    Meat No meat recommendations for this wine

  • ic-cheese

    Cheese Goats cheese

  • ic-fish

    Fish Oysters, crustaceans, pickled raw fish, fried or grilled

  • ic-vegetable

    Vegetables Raw vegetables, avocado and tomato salad

  • Desserts No dessert recommendations for this wine

  • Eye Wine with a fairly strong golden color, with silver nuances that bring vivacity to the appearance, inspiring freshness.

  • Nose On the nose, there is a varietal palette with notes of white fruit, apple, peach, but also grapefruit and lemon.

  • Mouth The attack is rich and tasty thanks to the Mauzac refreshed by the lightness and liveliness of the El En and the muscadelle

  • Origin : South West

  • Appellation : AOP Gaillac

  • Grapes : Mauzac, l'En de l'El, muscadelle.

  • Culture : Conventional

  • Capacity : 750 mL

  • Alcohol : 12%

  • Sulfite : Yes

  • Price per liter : £14.67
    (Subscribers: £11.87)

Peak 2018
Keeping potential 2020
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