Sous Le Végétal
Octave - 2019
8.00 / 10

Type
White Still, Dry
Producer
Sous Le Végétal
Vintage
2019
Location
Greece, Oinos
Grapes
Muscat de Samos
Alcohol
13
Sugar
1.6
Price
918 UAH
Cellar
N/A

Producer

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.

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Ratings

2023-03-16 - 8.00

Charming Muscat de Samos. Initially, tea mushrooms and sea breeze dominate the bouquet. But with time, it opens and reveals citrus notes, bruised apples, VA, and canned pineapple. Mineral, salty and fresh. Neat.