Domaine Cauhapé, Jurançon Geyser, Southwest France, 2019
(at New Malden, Surrey, 18 Mar 2021)
Drinking Window: 2021 - 2025
The second wine of Domaine Cauhapé, this is made from grapes that will be unfamiliar to some wine lovers: Gros and Petit Manseng, Camaralet, Lauzet and Courbu. It's quite a rich, full-bodied, unoaked style, with a marked fragrance of grapefruit, and a lingering zestiness on the finish. Almost exotic in character, this would happily withstand quite robust flavours, even some spice. Try it with strong hard cheese, or fresh river fish.
30% Gros Manseng
30% Petit Manseng