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2011 Chateau de Sours White Blends or Varietals "Grand Vin de Bordeaux"

Chateau de Sours 2011 Grand Vin de Bordeaux

Winery: Chateau de Sours

Vintage: 2011

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Grand Vin de Bordeaux"

Wine Category: White Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 80% Sauvignon Blanc & 20% Semillon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Bordeaux

State or country: France

Price: $18

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 87 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: April 20, 2013

Wine Review: This very pale straw colored white wine from Bordeaux opens with a musty pear and light lemon bouquet. On the palate, this wine is light bodied, slightly acidic and mouthwatering. The flavor profile is a tart green apple with notes of minerality throughout. I also detected a touch of lime. The finish is dry and would pair well with steamed mussels. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: This is a wonderfully fresh wine with a pale green, almost silver color. The aromas of lime, and pineapple are underlined by intense smoky, mineral notes thanks to the terroir of the limestone plateau. On the palate, there is a crisp attack of well-balanced acidity, nicely integrated oak, textured roundness, and a touch of vanilla to balance the lemon freshness through the long dry finish.

Organic status: not organic

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