- White Still, Dry
- Sous Le Végétal
- Greece, Oinos
- Muscat de Samos
- 930 UAH
One might say that the earth exploded, leaving myriads of tiny islands between Greece and Turkey. Samos, a largely mountainous island, is almost touching Anatolia, only separated from it by 1 mile (sic!) Mycale Strait. In 2017 Jason Ligas and Patrick Bouju created a collaborative wine project Sous Le Végétal (under vegetation), on this beautiful green island. Through the variety of Muscat de Samos grapes, they try to express the spirit of the local terroir.
What you usually notice while looking at Sous Le Végétal bottles is the off-the-Earth labels created by Anthony Duchene, a French artist inspired by the volcanic granite soils.
2021-06-14 - 8.00
Tasted blind. Was thinking about Sicilian Carricante or something from Tenerife but with better acidity, turned out to be Muscat de Samos by Jason Ligas and Patrick Bouju (!). Rich bouquet of white flowers, sea, acacia, ripe and almost baked apple with some animal notes. Well structured and well balanced, with long mineral finish. Sophisticated and delicious.