Francois Ducrot "Auguste" Orange - Grain & Vine | Natural Wines, Rare Bourbon and Tequila Collection

Francois Ducrot "Auguste" Orange

$ 19

Embodying the spirit of adventurous winemaking, the 2022 Francois Ducrot "Auguste" Orange Wine invites connoisseurs and curious palates alike into a world where tradition meets innovation. Francois Ducrot, renowned for his artistic approach to viticulture, crafts this amber-hued masterpiece that bridges the past and the present.

Orange wines, a style that dates back thousands of years, are made by fermenting white grapes with their skins, resulting in their distinctive coloration and a rich tapestry of flavors. "Auguste" pays homage to this ancient method, while shining a spotlight on the unparalleled terroir of its French origins.

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Nose: The aromatic profile unfolds with a captivating blend of dried figs, orange peel, and golden raisins. As the bouquet develops, whispers of rosehip, nutmeg, and a subtle resinous quality emerge.\n\nPalate: The palate is both vibrant and textured. Flavors of candied citrus, baked apple, and stone fruit are beautifully juxtaposed with nuances of hazelnut, cinnamon, and a touch of herbaceousness. The wine's inherent tannic structure and acidity lend balance and poise.\n\nFinish: Lingering and evocative, the finish resonates with echoes of dried fruits, herbal tea, and a delicate hint of clove, leaving a lasting impression of both complexity and elegance.\n\n

The 2022 Francois Ducrot \"Auguste\" Orange Wine revels in its versatility when paired with dishes. Its intricate profile makes it a delightful companion to Middle Eastern fare like tabbouleh, hummus, or spiced lamb kofta. On the cheese board, selections such as Comté, aged cheddar, or Taleggio would wonderfully mirror the wine's depth and character. For seafood lovers, consider dishes with robust flavors, such as grilled mackerel or seared scallops with a citrus-infused dressing. \"Auguste\" offers an indulgent and memorable culinary journey, affirming the prowess of Francois Ducrot's winemaking finesse."}" data-sheets-userformat='{"2":1023,"3":{"1":0},"4":{"1":2,"2":16774378},"5":{"1":[{"1":2,"2":0,"5":{"1":2,"2":12040119}},{"1":0,"2":0,"3":3},{"1":1,"2":0,"4":1}]},"6":{"1":[{"1":2,"2":0,"5":{"1":2,"2":12040119}},{"1":0,"2":0,"3":3},{"1":1,"2":0,"4":1}]},"7":{"1":[{"1":2,"2":0,"5":{"1":2,"2":12040119}},{"1":0,"2":0,"3":3},{"1":1,"2":0,"4":1}]},"8":{"1":[{"1":2,"2":0,"5":{"1":2,"2":12040119}},{"1":0,"2":0,"3":3},{"1":1,"2":0,"4":1}]},"9":0,"10":0,"11":4,"12":0}'>