Gourmet Travel WINE: Vintage 2018, Best buy wines imports $30 & under
The Wine Front, Mike Bennie: Vintage 2017, 91/100
The Wine Front, Mike Bennie: Vintage 2015, 89/100
Category: Dry white.
Appellation: Vin de France (Bordeaux region, Entre-Deux-Mers)
Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc (50%), Semillon (40%), Chardonnay (10%)
Farming: Sustainable viticulture (Certified)
About the wine: Cold maceration on skins. Pneumatic pressing under inert gas. Cool temperature fermentation. Yes Chardonnay in Bordeaux! Haha, the Courselle sisters were considered a little bit crazy by their neighbors. They might be seen as rebels but gosh it's like the Tart Tatin the tastiest things come from silly ideas!
Taste like: This cheeky one got a juicy texture and ripe flavors due to the blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, and Chardonnay. Fresh and balanced it have notes of ripe peach, mango and passion fruits.
When to drink: Drink now.
Service: 8 to 10 degrees C.
Food match: The perfect match for oysters and other seafood, salmon with sorrel, sushi, white meats, hard rind cheeses, fresh goat cheeses, or even a tropical fruit salad.