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Janeil Gros Manseng Sauvignon Blanc 2013

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The Experience

Drink When...
You're in the shower
Listen To...
Your own dulcet tones
Think About...
Scrub-a-dub-dub
Drink With...
Not in the shower!

The Oddbins Take

We know 'Gros Manseng' isn't the nicest name for a grape. In fact it sounds like an unflattering description of a singer. But forget all that: its cleansing acidity and flavours of quince and white blossom make it a top companion for Sauvignon Blanc and more than compensates for its unfortunate moniker.

The Vital Statistics

Country
France
Region
Eauze, Languedoc Roussillon
Classification
IGP Côtes de Gascogne
Vintage
2013
Drink
Over The Next Year.
Closure
Screwcap
Bottle Size
Regular - 750ml
Residual Sugar
5.1g/l
12%
Alcohol Units
9.5

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The Style

Grape
Gros Manseng (80%), Sauvignon Blanc (20%)
Character
Crisp, Fresh, Fruity, Perfumed
Oak
Body
Light Full bodied
Sweetness
Dry Sweet

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Gros Manseng is grown widely in the southwest France. It is a late-ripening variety with small berries that produce wine with a deep yellow robe, ample acidity and great structure. Janeil have expertly handled it here, bringing out its latent characteristics of grapefruit, mango and bright floral notes.
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