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Plaimont Terroirs & Châteaux - Le Faîte 2012

Plaimont Terroirs et Châteaux

Plaimont Terroirs & Châteaux - Le Faîte 2012

A wine from my native region!

Robust Reds

The perfect match Burger of duck confit with onions

  • Powerful
  • Complex
  • Spicy
  • Fruity
  • Wood
  • Tannic

£14.31 was £15.90 per bottle

Non-subscribers : £18.45 was £20.50 per bottle

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An expert's opinion

I discovered this Cuvée 2011 three years ago at a Vinexpo. I was blown away by the quality of this rare and original wine, even more so because it comes from my native Gers. I tasted it again in 2012 and again more recently, and was once more charmed by this extraordinary wine which veers between a very great Madiran with a Gascon character, and the aristocratic nature of truly great Bordeaux wines. This Saint-Mont reminds our palates of the history of a region rich in events, personalities, accents and unique characters. Between the rapier and jazz music, Plaimont confirms its status as a great cellar with this wine. Grapes:Tannat, pinenc, cabernet Sauvignon.

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

Plaimont Terroirs et Châteaux

The passion for wine-making of the Benedictine monks from the Monastery of Saint-Mont has been transmitted down the generations. For many years, the wines were destined for the distillation and production of armagnac, until the arrival of André Dubosc, the grower who awoke the the Saint-Mont appellation from its slumbers. 1979 was the year when the three cellars of Plaisance, Aignan and Saint-Mont in the Gers joined forces.

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Service 17°

Decanting 2 h
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    Meat Burger of duck confit with onions, Roasted red meat, Stew

  • ic-cheese

    Cheese Tomme des Pyrénées, Ossau Iraty, Laguiole, Saint-Nectaire

  • ic-fish

    Fish Sea Lamprey with Saint-Mont (Bordeaux style)

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    Vegetables No vegetables recommendations for this wine

  • Desserts Prune stewed in fortified wine

  • Eye The colour is bluey-black, revealing a good concentration and a wine in the first flush of youth. A wine which inspires power and depth.

  • Nose A complex thoroughbred of a wine with aromas of preserved black fruits, vanilla, tobacco, violet, liquorice and pepper.

  • Mouth The liquid is velvety and creamy over flavours of black fruits, prunes, spices and a hint of menthol for freshness.

  • Origin : South West

  • Appellation : AOP Saint-Mont

  • Grapes : Tannat, pinenc, cabernet sauvignon.

  • Culture : Conventional

  • Capacity : 750 mL

  • Alcohol : 14%

  • Sulfite : Yes

  • Price per liter : £27.33
    (Subscribers: £21.20)

Peak 2018
Keeping potential 2025
Ready to drink
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