Domaine de Cibadies West Side Chardonnay IGP Pays d’Oc, Languedoc Roussillon, France, 2016

An awrd winning Chardonnay from this fantastic French wine producer.

Domaines Bonfils is a family business, that has been growing grapes since 1870. Now in the 6th generation, the business comprises 19 Domaines and Chateaux, 17 of which are in the Languedoc with 1800 hectares of vineyards, making them one of the largest independent grape-grower/wine producers in France. Domaine de Cibadiès covers 95 hectares to the west of Béziers, in the commune of Capestang and is ideally situated between the sea and the Mediterranean scrublands. Acquired by the family in 1979, Domaine Cibadiès is at the origin of the Bonfils Philosophy: Varietals are matched to soil types to obtain the best results for each wine. The Domaine houses the companies HQ and it is home to Laurent Bonfils current CEO of the company.

Awards:

2016 Chardonnay du Monde Competition, Silver Medal. 2016 Concours General Agricole de Paris, Gold Medal.

Tasting Notes:
Straw yellow with green tints with aromas of citrus fruits, peach, apricots and dried fruits mingle with vanilla and floral notes. An elegant, refreshing wine with a long satisfying finish. This wine has the complexity and intensity of a Côte d'Or Chardonnay with a South of France price-point.
Serving Suggestion:
A wonderful aperitif or a great accompaniment to fish dishes either grilled or in a sauce, poultry and goats cheese.

Grape Variety: Chardonnay

Country: France

Region: Languedoc Roussillon

Size: 75cl

ABV: 13.5%

Closure: Cork

Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans