envelope

$101.94
$101.54
Check availability
AddAdd to wish list

Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte Pessac-Leognan Blanc 2013 750ml

Rated 94-97 - A talc note gives way quickly to straw, verbena and shortbread flavors at the core, along with macadamia nut, lemon curd and brioche....
$18.94
$18.24
Check availability
AddAdd to wish list

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...
$25.24
Check availability
AddAdd to wish list

Clos Marsalette Bordeaux Blanc 2013 750ml

Rated 91 - A lovely wet straw aroma leads to a flattering, creamy palate of sweetened butter, creamed apple, lemon curd and honeysuckle notes. A...
$115.34
$114.74
Check availability
AddAdd to wish list

Domaine De Chevalier Pessac Leognan Blanc 2010 750ml

Rated 99-100 - #1 Top 100, 2013 - This is a remarkable wine with a density of fruit that reminds me of a Montrachet from a great vintage. it's...
$101.74
$101.14
Check availability
AddAdd to wish list

Domaine De Chevalier Pessac Leognan Blanc 2011 750ml

Rated 99 - A white that is dense and structured with amazing honey and dried-fruit character. Mango, pineapple and papaya. Chalky undertones from...
$105.94
$105.54
Check availability
AddAdd to wish list

Domaine De Chevalier Pessac Leognan Blanc 2012 750ml

Rated 93-95 - A gorgeous effort, the 2012 Domaine de Chevalier, made from a blend of 70% Sauvignon Blanc and 30% Semillon that reached 13.5%...
$112.24
$111.64
Check availability
AddAdd to wish list

Domaine De Chevalier Pessac Leognan Blanc 2013 750ml

Rated 97-98 - This white is so dense and powerful, with a finish that lasts for minutes. Pear, lemon, grapefruit and loads of minerals. Has more...
$26.94
$26.34
Check availability
AddAdd to wish list

L'esprit De Chevalier Pessac Leognan Blanc 2013 750ml

Rated 91 - Pure and high-pitched, with a talc note driving the core of lemon pulp, fennel seed, yellow apple fruit and honeysuckle. The long, stony...

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!