Château Sainte-Marie - Vielles Vignes blanc

under 10 pounds wineChâteau Sainte-Marie - Vielles Vignes blanc - 2017 alc. 12.5%

70% Sauvignon Gris and blanc, 25% semillon, 5% muscadet

Gris is more exotic and gives a slight pinkness of the first press. Selection of old vines on the estate, average age 22yrs. Clay and a little sand with limestone subsoil. 100% in tank - no oak to keep freshness.

Fresh and crispy. Perfect wine for enjoying with friends. Not complicated but refreshing, exotic/passion fruit, satisfying texture. Excellent everyday drinking wine. Great value too.

 

Available in the UK from: Great Western wine 

Main article and discussion with Stephane Dupuch of Chateau Sainte-Marie: (Re)Defining the Entre-Deux-Mers: Interview and tasting with Stephane Dupuch

Tasting notes for the following wines can be found here:

Château Sainte-Marie, Vielles Vignes blanc - Madlys, Château Sainte-Marie, 2016 - Château-Sainte-Marie, Vieilles Vignes, Bordeaux Supérieur, 2016 - Chateau Sainte-Marie 'Alios', Premieres Cotes de Bordeaux 2015

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