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Floc de Gascogne - Château de Millet

This Floc de Gascogne from the Dèche family at Château de Millet hails from red grapes and has a deep brick pink colour and palate of sweet red fruit.


(75cl bottle).
Bottle
£14.95
Bottle (Case)
£179.40
Tasting Notes
This judicious blend of Bas Armagnac and red grape juice is not unlike a Pineau de Charentes. Floc de Gascogne is principally deployed as a pre-prandial aperitif and foie gras accompaniment. Serve chilled.
About this wine
Style Full-bodied, Non Sparkling
Grape Variety (Cépage) Non-Wine
Vintage Non Vintage
Alcohol By Volume (%) 16.5
Producer

La Famille Dèche

The Dèche family, whose considerable vine holdings lie just above Eauze in the Midi-Pyrenées, have resided at Château de Millet for over five generations. Today they make a range of Côtes de Gascogne wines on their 50-hectare estate, as well as Floc de Gascogne and Armagnac. Until the late 1980s, the Dèche family were predominantly producers of Bas Armagnac but, as this market diminished, the forward-thinking Francis Dèche began to diversify, planting Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Chardonnay along with Ugni Blanc to make good, dry, still wines for immediate consumption.

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