The Wine Front, Mike Bennie: Vintage 2018, 93/100
Category: Orange wine
Appellation: Vin de France (Gaillac region)
Farming: Organic (certified) and natural winemaking
About the wine: Vines planted in 1945 after WW2. 3 weeks on skin.
Taste like: Skinsy, floral, textured. Savoury yet fleshy and charming. Beautiful example of no sulphur orange wine.
When to drink: Drink now or in the next 2-3 years!
Service: Chilled not too cold. Short decanting if needed.
Food match: Bresaola, bold foods, including curry dishes, Moroccan cuisine, Korean dishes with fermented kimchi, and traditional Japanese cuisine.