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2018 Domaine de Nizas White Blends or Varietals "Blanc"

Domaine de Nizas 2018 Blanc

Winery: Domaine de Nizas

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Blanc"

Wine Category: White Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: Roussanne, Viognier & Rolle

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

State or country: France

Price: $20

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 89 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: May 22, 2020

Wine Review: This French white blend contains Roussanne, Viognier and Rolle (aka Vermentino). It is a deep straw color and has ripe pear, crisp apple, vanilla custard and gardenia florals in the bouquet. It has a medium body and medium-plus acidity, making it crisp and refreshing. There are flavors of bosc pear, gravely minerality, lime and some spicy ginger notes. The spiciness lingers in the long dry finish. This is a good value offering and would make a nice accompaniment to some fried oysters. - Mark

Winemaker Notes: We tend to forget that the South of France is capable of producing some of the best white wines in the country. The Herault river brings freshness to the vineyards while the altitude helps to maintain a brilliant acidity. Viognier and Rolle thrive on deep clay-limestone soils, bringing mineral aromas of wet stones and sweet spices.

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