Region: Gaillac, South West France
Producer: Florent and Romain Plageoles
Grape: Around 14 indigenous varietals inc. Mauzac Rose, Gris, Roux, Vert and Noir, Verdanel, Ondenc, Duras, Braucol, Prunelart
Bottle Size: 75cl
Damson and plum on the nose, with strawberry compôte. Well rounded, savoury notes with dominant mixed red fruits on the palate. Lovely acidity with gentle pepper spice.
Organic, Vegan, Low Sulfur
Bernard took the reins, to continue the work of his father Robert, an outspoken advocate for natural wines with a centuries old approach to winemaking. Robert, had researched and replanted over a dozen varieties (7 in the Mauzac family alone) indigenous to Gaillac that had all but vanished. It is now Florent and Romain, Bernard’s sons, who have taken up the cause. Established in 1805, Domaine Plageoles has been passed down from generation to generation and are one of the oldest winemaking families in the AOC and they are thoroughly invested in retaining the traditions and quality for which this oft-overlooked AOC is now receiving well-deserved praise.