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Ducourt Family Winery, France

Ducourt 'Le Gout d' Autrefois' Blanc Limé, Vin de France, France

Ducourt 'Le Gout d' Autrefois' Blanc Limé, Vin de France, France

 Rediscover a beloved French café classic with the non-vintage Ducourt 'Le Gout d'Autrefois' Blanc Limé. Revived through a collaboration between Jean Pierre Xiradakis of the renowned restaurant "La Tupina" and the Ducourt family, this refreshing beverage brings back the charm of 1950s South-West France and Parisian brasseries. Blanc Limé, with its heritage deeply rooted in local celebrations and festivals, is crafted with a base of dry white wine, natural citrus aromas, and a touch of fizz. It's a joyful, fizzy, and refreshing drink perfect for any occasion.

Product Details:

  • Region: Vin de France
  • Varietal: Predominantly Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon
  • Terroir: Clay-limestone
  • Alcohol: Not specified
  • Planting Density: 3,500 vines/hectare
  • Winemaking: White wine from Entre-Deux-Mers with natural citrus aromas (lime, grapefruit, etc.), water, and sugar. Carbon-dioxide is added at bottling for a gentle sparkle.
  • Production: 60,000 bottles annually
  • Oenologist: Jérémy Ducourt

Sensory Description: Blanc Limé presents a pale yellow color with green tints. The nose is lively and fresh, offering zesty lemony aromas with a hint of the distinctive Entre-Deux-Mers Sauvignon Blanc. On the palate, it is fresh and crisp, balancing sweetness with a gentle sparkle that is both refreshing and invigorating.

Winemaker's Background: Since acquiring Château des Combes in 1858, the Ducourt family has been a significant presence in Bordeaux winemaking. With 480 hectares and 14 chateaux in six appellations, the family combines respect for the environment and innovative practices to produce high-quality wines. Their commitment to sustainable viticulture and the local economy underscores their dedication to excellence and progress.

Serving Suggestions: Serve 'Le Gout d'Autrefois' Blanc Limé well-chilled at around 46-50°F. It is an excellent pre-dinner drink, perfect on its own or with tapas, charcuterie, or canapés. Its unique character also pairs well with cold salads, fish, or crustaceans and can be used to create a variety of delightful cocktails. Whether enjoyed at a festive gathering or a distinguished dining table, Blanc Limé brings a spirit of fun and simple pleasure to any setting.


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