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La Caisse, France

La Caisse is a charming and delightfully fresh wine from Gascogny,

created using the traditional varieties of Ugni Blanc and Colombard by Chief Winemaker Frédéric Garrabou. All wrapped up under a playful label design to appeal to a wide audience of wine lovers.


Gascogny in the southwest of France covers a large area between Bordeaux and the Spanish border. It is also home to some of France’s oldest vineyards. An area of stunning scenery, medieval architecture and a strong gastronomic tradition. Wines of the region are often classified as IGP Cotes de Gascogne, yet in this instance ‘La Caisse’ is under the broader designation of Vin de France, which offers more flexibility in terms of permitted grape varieties and geographical limits.


Grapes are harvested early in the season. After a gentle pressing to extract the purest free-run juice, the wine is fermented in stainless steel at between 16°C to 18°C to preserve the freshness. No MLF further emphasising the beautiful fresh acidity and pure fruit expression. It is then aged for 4 months on its fine lees with regular stirring before bottling.

  • La Caisse is a charming and delightfully fresh wine from Gascogny, created by Chief Winemaker Frédéric Garrabou.
  • At a naturally low abv of 11% it usefully comes in below the new duty threshold, and as a result offers incredible value for money.
  • 100% Gascogny fruit and a blend of traditional varieties - Ugni Blanc and Colombard