- White Still, Dry
- Sous Le Végétal
- Greece, Oinos
- Muscat de Samos
- 761 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.
2023-01-05 - 7.80
Tasty Muscat de Samos for a good price. Jerez Fino, raw cashews, citrus, soaked tomato, and bitter herbs. The volatile profile makes all things elevated and more fun to drink. Lots of bitter herbs mixed with cider in the aftertaste. The latter is, unfortunately, rather short.
2023-05-09 - 7.80
Nice and mineral Muscat de Samos. Bitter herbs, salty pebbles, soaked tomato and raw cashews. Ah, and cider. Fresh, relatively funky and fun to drink.