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Mauzac Blanc

Mauzac Blanc is a white grape variety hailing from southern France. It is primarily grown in the Gaillac and Limoux regions, where it is used to make dry, sweet and sparkling wines

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Mauzac Blanc produces pale yellow-green coloured wines with a distinct aroma of dried-apple-skin. The acidity is high, making it a perfect grape for the production of sparkling wines.

Fresh Mauzac Blanc grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Mauzac Blanc is primarily found in the Gaillac and Limoux regions of southwestern France. It is also grown in small amounts in California. Mauzac Blanc is a vigorous late ripening variey with compact bunches. It is usually grown in warmer climates and does best on well-drained soils. The wines produced from Mauzac Blanc tend to be light and aromatic, and are often blended with Chardonnay. Mauzac Blanc is used in the production of a range of wines, from sparkling wines to dry white table wines. In the Gaillac and Limoux regions, it is used to make light-bodied, aromatic wines that are a blend of Mauzac Blanc and other grape varieties, such as Chardonnay ot Chenin Blanc. Mauzac Blanc pairs well with a variety of lighter dishes, such as grilled seafood and white meats. It can also be enjoyed as an aperitif.

Foods to pair with Mauzac Blanc:

Asian food
Curry
Deep fried
Beef
Sausage
Fish
Light meat
Salad
Fun Fact about Mauzac Blanc
French plantings of Mauzac Blanc have slowly declined over the last decade, from 8,511 ha (21,031 acres) in 1958 to 1,991 ha (4,920 acres) in 2009.

Top Wines with Mauzac Blanc

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Sieur d'Arques

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Sieur d'Arques Aimery Crémant de Limoux Grande Cuvée is a delightful sparkling wine that hails from the prestigious Limoux appellation in southern France. Crafted with meticulous care, this wine showcases the expertise of the winemakers in creating a truly exceptional cuvée. The vineyards where the grapes are grown benefit from the unique terroir of Limoux, characterized by its cool climate and limestone-rich soils. The winemaking process involves traditional methods, including a secondary fermentation in the bottle, resulting in fine bubbles and a creamy texture. This Crémant de Limoux Grande Cuvée offers a harmonious balance of freshness and elegance, with vibrant fruit flavors and a long, satisfying finish. It is a perfect choice for those seeking a high-quality sparkling wine with a touch of French finesse.
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Gérard Bertrand

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Gérard Bertrand Code Rouge Brut Eternel Blancs de Blancs is an exceptional sparkling wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Crafted in Limoux in Languedoc-Roussillon, this wine is made exclusively from white grape varieties grown in carefully selected vineyards. The vineyard features ideal conditions, including optimal sun exposure and well-drained soils, which contribute to the wine's exceptional quality. The winemaking process involves traditional methods, including a second fermentation in the bottle, resulting in fine bubbles and a delicate mousse. With its elegant style, this Blanc de Blancs offers a harmonious balance of freshness, complexity, and a long-lasting finish, making it a standout choice for any celebration or special occasion.
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Saint-Hilaire

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Saint-Hilaire Brut is a sparkling wine produced by the world-renowned winery, Saint-Hilaire, located in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France. The wine is made using traditional winemaking techniques, with a focus on preserving the natural flavors and aromas of the grapes. The vineyards are situated in a unique microclimate, which allows for optimal ripening of the grapes and results in a wine with a delicate balance of fruitiness and acidity. The wine is made using a blend of Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, and Mauzac grapes, which gives it a complex and layered flavor profile. Saint-Hilaire Brut is a perfect choice for any occasion, whether it's a celebration or a casual get-together with friends.
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