Some of My Favourite Dessert Wines from Provence and Southern France
Contributor blog post by Jill Barth:
As I mentioned in my earlier post this week: I remember the first time I sipped a Muscat de Beaumes de Venise, a vin doux naturel (VDN, naturally sweet wine) from France’s Southern Rhône Valley. It was with Patrick Soard and his daughter Justine, of Domaine de Fenouillet, on their property – neighbors with Mont Ventoux and the Dentelles de Montmirail.
…Continue reading here to learn about this vineyard and their process for turning Muscat grapes into this sweet nectar. It starts with a vendage tardive and botrytis. Jill has other favourite dessert wines from Provence including from the neighbouring vineyards in Rasteau, which is both a Cru and an AOP. We will let Jill explain all the technical stuff.
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