Mas de Daumas Gassac Moulin de Gassac Pinot Noir
Introducing the 2021 Mas de Daumas Gassac Moulin de Gassac Pinot Noir, a charming and sophisticated red wine from the renowned vineyards of the Languedoc region in southern France. Mas de Daumas Gassac, a prestigious and innovative winery, is celebrated for its commitment to quality and tradition in crafting exceptional wines that honor the unique terroir and character of the region.
The Moulin de Gassac Pinot Noir is produced exclusively from the delicate and expressive Pinot Noir grape variety. Meticulously cultivated and harvested, the grapes are transformed into a wine that exudes the distinctive qualities of the Languedoc terroir, resulting in a red wine that is both captivating and refined.
Nose: The nose is enticing and elegant, offering a vibrant bouquet of aromas, with dominant notes of ripe red cherries, strawberries, and a hint of cranberries. As the aroma unfolds, it reveals subtle nuances of rose petals, wet forest floor, and a touch of baking spices, adding complexity and depth.
Palate: On the palate, the 2021 Mas de Daumas Gassac Moulin de Gassac Pinot Noir presents a silky, medium-bodied texture with well-integrated tannins and bright acidity. The dominant flavors of red berries, cherries, and a touch of earthiness are beautifully balanced by the wine's delicate floral notes and hints of spice. The mid-palate introduces subtle undertones of vanilla and a touch of toasted oak, creating a layered and harmonious profile.
Finish: The finish is long, elegant, and satisfying, with the wine's multifaceted flavors gradually giving way to a lingering aftertaste of ripe fruit, subtle earthiness, and a touch of spice.
The 2021 Mas de Daumas Gassac Moulin de Gassac Pinot Noir is a versatile and enchanting wine that pairs well with a wide variety of appetizing dishes. Its bright acidity and refined character make it an ideal companion for poultry dishes, such as roasted chicken or duck, particularly when prepared with fruit-based sauces or glazes.
For a vegetarian option, consider pairing the wine with a wild mushroom risotto or a savory beetroot and goat cheese tart, as the wine's acidity and fruitiness will complement the earthiness of these dishes. The Moulin de Gassac Pinot Noir also pairs well with a cheese board featuring a mix of soft, creamy cheeses like Brie or Camembert, and more robust, aged options like Gruyère or Comté, which will accentuate the wine's fruit and spice notes while providing a delightful contrast to its silky texture and complexity.