Madiran 'Constance', Domaine Berthoumieu, South West, France 2016
Regular price £16.60
Family-owned since 1850 – award-winning wines
Domaine Berthoumieu is a 26 hectare estate in the village of Viella, in the north of the Madiran appellation. The wines offer tremendous character and style, recognised among the best in the appellation.
The Domaine has two different plots: one on a pebbly clay plateau to the west of the village facing south towards the Pyrénées, and the other a gravelly slope facing south east to the east of the village. Tannat thrives here; its dark, chewy liquorice character perfectly matching the rich, gutsy cuisine of confit d’oie and magret de canard.
Madiran 'Constance' 2016
A pugnacious vin de terroir, a rustic tangle of humus and farmyard aromas, flavours of dark cherries, figs and pepper.