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2011 Chateau de Sours White Blends or Varietals "La Fleur d'Amelie Bordeaux Blanc"

Chateau de Sours 2011 La Fleur d'Amelie Bordeaux Blanc

Winery: Chateau de Sours

Vintage: 2011

Wine Name/Vineyard: "La Fleur d'Amelie Bordeaux Blanc"

Wine Category: White Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 55% Semillon & 45% Sauvignon Blanc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Bordeaux

State or country: France

Price: $15

Cases produced: 1,000

KWG Score: 86.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (87)

Review date: April 26, 2014

Wine Review: This very pale yellow colored wine opens with a wet stone and green pear bouquet with a hint of green apple. On the palate, this wine is light bodied, acidic and crisp. The flavor profile is a mineral infused tart lime with notes of white pepper. I also detected hints of green apple and grapefruit. The finish is dry and pleasantly refreshing. This wine would pair well with pan-seared scallops with a balsamic reduction sauce. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Pale green - almost silver - in color, the wine offers enticing aromas of lime, pineapple and tropical fruits. Sharp minerality on the palate is balanced with crisp acidity, well-integrated oak and a touch of vanilla that balances a lemony freshness and leads to a long, dry finish.

Organic status: not organic

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