Manseng Noir is a rare red variety with lots of characters

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Manseng Noir is a black grape variety. It has very deep colour, smooth tannin and lots of black fruits aromas. Manseng Noir is characterful and highly-coloured.

Fresh Manseng grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Manseng Noir is mostly found in the south-west of France and North-west Spain Manseng Noir is vigorous, with compacted bunches. It is a member of the Courbu ampelographic group and is morphologically and genetically distinct from Gros Manseng and Petit Manseng. Manseng Noir pairs well with dishes from the Basque region, such as meats and fish grilled over hot coals, lamb stews and Tolosa bean dishes.

Foods to pair with Manseng:

Light meat
Fun Fact about Manseng
The DNA profile of Ferrón, from the region of Orense in Galicia, matches the profile of Manseng Noir, suggesting a possible parent–offspring relationship between the two.

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Mas Jullien

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Mas Jullien Blanc is a highly regarded white wine from the Languedoc region in France. Crafted by a renowned producer, this wine showcases the unique characteristics of the local terroir. The vineyards where the grapes are grown benefit from a combination of limestone and clay soils, which contribute to the wine's complexity and depth. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the grapes and a gentle pressing to extract the best flavors. The resulting wine is known for its vibrant acidity, elegant structure, and a beautiful balance between fruitiness and minerality. Mas Jullien Blanc is a true expression of the Languedoc, offering a delightful and distinctive white wine experience.
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grilled vegetables
soft cheeses
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