Agape Blanc 2017

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Agape

A truly atypical white wine.

Floral - Mineral

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Agape

What can you say about Damien Briard? A permanently-erupting volcano…  his voice is strong, his opinions are strong, everything is strong. So obviously, he hasn’t only made friends in this winemaking environment in the Bordeaux region, which still remains very cosy. The ultimate provocation: this winemaker from Namur makes his red wines the Beaujolais way, producing supple, elegant wines "sur le fruit", an expression used to refer to wine that is still fairly young and hence fruity. His Bordeaux wines are unusual, to say the least: in the land of over-extraction, he is the king of heretics. He is also an endearing and gifted winemaker who keeps both feet firmly on the ground because he is well aware that nothing can ever be taken for granted. His estate is called Agape: could there ever be a better invitation to a party?

Agape Blanc

The Agape Blanc, a micro-cuvée of 1,200 bottles, is a truly atypical wine, as are all the wines from this vineyard.

Manual harvesting, direct pressing, static settling for 24 hours, temperature-controlled alcoholic fermentation, matured on lees for three months (with regular batonnage).

   Brilliant yellow robe with tints of green.

   Fairly enigmatic nose dominated by floral aromas and hints of citrus fruit from the Sauvignons.

   Supple in the mouth with fine minerality at the finish.

   Pairs best with a seafood platter.

   8-10°C.

   Fined with bentonite, it is vegan friendly.

Data sheet

CountryFrance
RegionBordeaux
DomainAgape
CuvéeAgape Blanc
Vintage2017
AppellationVin de France
Colourwhite
Characterdry
Dominant grape varietySémillon
Blend75% Sémillon - 15% Sauvignon - 10% Sauvignon Gris
Bottle size75 cl
Alcohol12%
Aging potential2-3 years

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Agape Blanc 2017

Agape Blanc 2017

Agape

A truly atypical white wine.

Floral - Mineral

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