Domaine Bernet

AOC Madiran

The Story

The story of Madiran began in the 11th century when Benedictine monks settled in the area and established the Madiran Priory. The monks developed rudimentary winemaking techniques, primarily intended for local use and for Pyrenean mountain dwellers. At this time it was easy to make wine in Madiran as the grapes were abundant. Family estate of 11ha crafting quality wines : manual harvest, traditional winemaking techniques. regularly quoted in the guide Hachette.

The Wine

70% Tannat, 30% Cabernet Franc et Sauvignon

Purple robe. The nose develops some aromas of ripe black fruits such as cassis and blackberry. The attack is pleasant and fruity with fine and well integrated tannins. Persistent on the finish. Ideal served with cured meats, red meats or cheeses.

Grandissime’s Advice

«Domaine Bernet is a beautiful wine for a quasi unknow AOC which deserves more attention.»

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