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Chateau Lespault Martillac Pessac Leognan Blanc 2010 750ml

Rated 90 - The fresh-cut Meyer lemon and green almond notes race along, displaying a lively honeysuckle edge. A twinge of lemon zest adds some zip...
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Chateau Pape Clement Pessac Leognan Blanc 2012 750ml

Rated 96 - I am not sure what the exact blend is for the 2012 Pape Clément, but it has a light gold color and is a gorgeously full-bodied,...
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Chateau Pape Clement Pessac Leognan Blanc 2013 750ml

Rated 94-96 - Strikingly concentrated, a la a grand cru white Burgundy, the 2013 Pape Clement exhibits notes of orange zest, white currants,...
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Clos Des Lunes Lunes Blanche 2014 750ml

Rated 88-91 - Restrained, with modest peach and lemon curd notes, laced with a hint of thyme. The fresh finish features a light twinge of lemon...

White Bordeaux Blends

The grape juice for dry white wines is fermented without the red skins. Immediately after the grapes are harvested, the skins are separated from the "must" (unfermented grape juice). The wine is bottled within twelve months of the grapes being picked. Recently, Bordeaux oenologists have led the way in improving white winemaking techniques. This has led to a much higher quality of dry white Bordeaux wines, making them fresher, more aromatic and more complex.

Serve sweet white bordeaux wines chilled but not too cold to appreciate their delicate, complex aromas ranging from honey and floral notes to pears, apricots and dried fruits. Good sweet Bordeaux should have a balance of acidity and sugar. Younger, lighter wines are a perfect accompaniment to fruit-based desserts, foie gras, roasted white meats and, as an alternative to port, blue cheese. However, a special, aged bottle with its rich, amber color is a dessert in itself!