Domaine Plageoles, located in the Gaillac region of Southwest France, is a family-owned estate renowned for its commitment to preserving traditional winemaking practices and showcasing the unique grape varieties of the region. Led by the Plageoles family, the estate has a deep-rooted passion for viticulture and produces wines that truly reflect the terroir and heritage of Gaillac.
At Domaine Plageoles, the focus is on cultivating rare and indigenous grape varieties that have been grown in the region for centuries. The vineyards are carefully tended using organic and biodynamic principles, ensuring the health and vitality of the vines. The Plageoles family believes in minimal intervention in the vineyard, allowing the grapes to express their true character and the nuances of the terroir.
In the cellar, the winemaking approach is equally as thoughtful and traditional. The grapes are hand-harvested and undergo gentle pressing to extract the purest juice. Fermentation occurs naturally with indigenous yeasts, allowing for a slow and gradual transformation of the grape juice into wine. The wines are aged in a combination of stainless steel tanks and old oak barrels, allowing for the preservation of freshness and purity.
Domaine Plageoles' Gaillac wines are a true reflection of the region's diversity and authenticity. From crisp and vibrant white wines to complex and aromatic reds, each bottle offers a unique taste experience. The wines showcase the flavors of the local grape varieties, with notes of citrus, stone fruits, wild herbs, and hints of minerality.
For wine lovers seeking something off the beaten path, Domaine Plageoles' Gaillac wines offer a captivating journey into the lesser-known corners of the wine world. Experience the passion, history, and distinctiveness of Gaillac through the exceptional wines of Domaine Plageoles.