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Domaine Lafage Cuvee Centenaire Blanc 2015 750ml
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Domaine Lafage Cuvee Centenaire Blanc White Blend 2015

Languedoc Roussillon - France

Professional Wine Reviews for Domaine Lafage Cuvee Centenaire Blanc White Blend 2015

Rated 92 by Robert Parker
The 2015 Cotes du Roussillon Centenaire is a racy, medium-bodied blend of mostly Grenache Blanc (and Gris), with 20% Roussanne. Crushed rocks, mint, lime and citrus blossom are some of the nuances here, and it hits the palate with medium-bodied richness, beautiful purity of fruit and a clean, dry finish. It’s certainly an outstanding white to enjoy over the coming 2-3 years.

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02/10/17
The Lafage Centenaire is certainly not new to me, I have been enjoying this wine for years, and this vintage since last summer. It is just a great, mid-weight white that goes perfectly when you don't want want a big, chewy Chardonnay, or a light, racy Sauv. Blanc. I have a soft spot for Rhone Valley whites, and the Centenaire plays to that with a good percentage of Roussanne. It smells of yellow apples, lime, and beeswax (there's the Roussanne!). Gorgeous minerality and plenty of acidity to keep you reaching for your glass. If Lafage ever stops making this amazing value, I will not forgive them.

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Region: Languedoc Roussillon

If you've ever drank and enjoyed a French wine, there is a high chance that it hailed from Languedoc Roussillon, a hugely important historic wine region which produces over a third of the country's wine each year. Indeed, the output of Languedoc Roussillon even exceeds that of the entire United States, and has hundreds of thousands of acres of land under vine, growing a wide range of red and white grapes. Languedoc Roussillon is one of the oldest and most important wine regions in the world, with a history which stretches back over the millennia to the ancient Greeks, who adored the warm and humid Mediterranean climate which is ideal for viticulture. From still red and white wines, to dessert wines and crémants, Languedoc Roussillon truly has something of quality and character for everyone, and every palate.

Country: France

French winemakers are subjected to several laws and regulations regarding the wines they produce, and how they can be labeled and sold. Such procedures are designed to increase the overall quality of the country's produce, and also to ensure that wines made in each particular region or appellation are of a character and type which is representative of the area. Thankfully for consumers of wine world-wide, the French have a particularly high reputation to uphold, and seem to do so flawlessly. Every year, wineries from all over France produce millions upon millions of bottles of fine wine, making the most of their native grape varieties and the excellent terrain which covers most of the country. From the expensive and exquisite red wines of Bordeaux and Burgundy, to the white wines and cremants of central France, the French are dedicated to providing the world with wines of the highest quality and most distinctive character.