Very soft and round, creamy sweet-like texture, fine salinity but not too much, iodine, sea spray, slightly nutty, green olives
Château de Montfaucon Comtesse Madeleine 2018 from Lirac, France
Lirac is a small and lesser known wine treasure in the Southern Rhône Valley of France that I visited and discovered just last year.
The soft, round, and slightly sweet texture of this caviar is perfectly complemented by the rich and ripe yellow fruit flavours of the wine, and the slightly sweet and spicy touch of the oak flavour underlines the fine nutty character of the caviar. The caviar’s mild saline character is balanced by the wine’s crisp acidity and freshness.
A.S.I. Best Sommelier of Europe 2017