Domaine De Majas Cuvee Orange
The 2022 Domaine De Majas Cuvee Orange is an exquisite blend of Muscat à Petits Grains and Macabeu varietals, sourced from the Roussillon region in the South of France. This wine, often categorized as "orange" due to its unique amber hue, is crafted by the highly respected Domaine De Majas.
The Domaine De Majas is known for their commitment to organic and biodynamic farming practices, nurturing their vineyards with utmost respect for nature and the terroir. Their Cuvee Orange is a result of this commitment, showcasing the pure and honest expression of the sun-drenched Roussillon terroir.
Nose: The aroma is enticing, with dominant notes of apricot, citrus peel, and dried flowers. Subtle hints of honey, spice, and an underlying minerality add layers of complexity to the aromatic profile.
Palate: On the palate, the Domaine De Majas Cuvee Orange reveals a medium-bodied texture marked by a balanced acidity. The dominant flavors of ripe orchard fruits, citrus zest, and floral notes are complemented by subtle nuances of earthiness and spice. This is a beautifully textured orange wine, offering a compelling interplay of flavors.
Finish: The finish is long and well-rounded, with a pleasant, lingering sensation of fruitiness and mineral complexity.
The Domaine De Majas Cuvee Orange is a wonderfully versatile wine when it comes to food pairings. It's a perfect match for a variety of dishes, from Mediterranean cuisine like tapas, grilled vegetables, and hearty seafood stews, to spicy Asian fare such as Thai or Indian curries. Its balanced acidity and unique flavor profile also make it a great accompaniment for various types of cheese, particularly hard, aged varieties. Enjoy this intriguing orange wine as a conversation starter at your next dinner party or a quiet evening at home.