Full Review

Domaine Bosc Long

Domaine Bosc Long
2015 Muscadelle Doux, Gaillac AOP

Pair this wine with:
Dessert

Category: Late Harvest

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 14.1% RS: 7.4%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$14.99
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Domaine Bosc Long
2015 Muscadelle Doux, Gaillac AOP

Pair this wine with:
Dessert

Category: Late Harvest

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 14.1% RS: 7.4%
Brilliant dark old gold color. Aromas and flavors of artisan peach tart, poached mango, sweet cheesecake, roast banana with cashews, and anise with a satiny, crisp, sweet light-to-medium body and an effortless, complex, medium-length finish that exhibits overtones of maple-pecan granola, bergamot, and hints of tea. A charming and distinctive Late Harvest wine with diverse fruity flavors and a warmly spiced finish.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Non-Oaky & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: artisan peach tart, poached mango, sweet cheesecake, roast banana with cashews, and anise
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with overtones of maple-pecan granola, bergamot, and hints of tea
Sweetness Sweetness: Sweet
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Strawberry Shortcake, Creme Brulee, Mixed Berries
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A charming and distinctive Late Harvest wine with diverse fruity flavors and a warmly spiced finish.

The Importer

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The Importer
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Late Harvest

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Serve in a Copita
Late harvest refers to a sweet dessert wine produced from grapes picked at a later date than normal, anywhere from a week to several months. While this can refer to any type of wine, it is generally used to describe white wines such as Riesling or Gewurztraminer that are harvested late to acquire extra natural sugar, resulting in a sweeter wine. These sweeter wines are often golden or deep yellow in color with flavors of honey, caramel and ripe apricot; these are to be served with desserts such as almond or pear tart or with foie gras or blue cheeses.