Baron de BadassièreSyrah IGP Côtes de Thau 2023Product code: 16950
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Baron de Badassière Syrah IGP Côtes de Thau is an enticing French red wine from the South of France. It boasts vibrant notes of blackcurrant, pepper, and liquorice. Centred towards a robust, medium-bodied structure, this wine features a wonderful balance of ripe fruit and peppery spice. The finish is satisfyingly smooth and lingering, with hints of dark chocolate nuances. Fermented in stainless steel tanks, it retains the genuine character of its syrah grapes. This exquisite wine perfectly pairs with red meat, cured cheeses, or robust pasta dishes, delivering unrivalled taste experiences for any discerning connoisseur. It truly embodies the spirit of French viniculture.
Deep dark red in colour, this wine reveals aromas of black pepper and liquorice, alongside flavours of red fruits and a hint of cocoa. The palate is rich and juicy with supple tannins and a fresh, lifted finish.
About the Winery
Nestled deep within the sun-kissed lands of Languedoc, the Baron de Badassière winery is a glorious beacon of traditional French wine-making. These vineyards have proudly stood for centuries, ignoring the passage of time with stoic elegance.
The Baron de Badassière's lineage tell of a tale steeped in history: originally built in the 18th Century by Baron Charles Emmanuel. A man of eclectic taste and considerable charm, he had an unyielding passion for the delicate art of wine creation. Today, the winery carries forth his enthusiasm and understanding of the art, ensuring the sustained legacy of this time-honoured heritage.
When we talk about French wine, the region plays a pivotal role. Languedoc is an enchanted land, blessed with Mediterranean climate and diverse soils ranging from schist to sandstone. These conditions are ideal for nurturing a variety of grapevines. It's no surprise that Baron de Badassière; noble in name and novel in nature, provides authentic and robust flavoured wines. Its Picpoul de Pinet and Sauvignon Blanc in particular, are adorned with critical accolades on an international level. They represent both structure and freshness, evoking aromas of white flowers, citrus fruit and a hint of exotic spiciness.
The committed winemakers; under the expert guidance of their 'maitre de chai', or cellar master, oversee every step of wine production meticulously. This ensures that each barrel lives up to the Baron de Badassière's name. From the moment each vine bud breaks to the final corking, every detail is skilfully managed – including traditional and modern wine making techniques.
In conclusion, the Baron de Badassière winery is a mesmerizing meld of history, locality, and expertise translating into wines that are a testament to the distinguished heritage of French viniculture. However, it is not just about dipping oneself into the wine but also the stories that emanate from every glass. So here’s to the Baron, alluring, unpretentious and filled with thrilling tales.