2018 Blanc 'Les Pierrières' Blaye
|Sub-district||Blaye & Bourg|
This is fast becoming one of the most popular white wines at L&S. 2018 was a warm vintage in Bordeaux but there is no sign of over ripeness or excessive weight. Pineapple and grapefruit on the nose along with a hint of vanilla. On the palate, the texture takes over. The juice is dense with good focus and energy. There is bags of flavour and character. A real charmer that continues to offer amazing value for money. L&S (Jul 2019)
*Case price discount: Mix any 12 bottles (or 9l equivalent) of wine or 6 bottles of Champagne, Spirits, Sweet Wine or Fortified to get the 'case price' for each bottle.
Château Beaumont Les Pierrières
In 2006 M. Filliatreau, the owner of Château Beaumont Les Pierrières was desperate to get a slightly better price for this wine from the old vine Semillon-Sauvignon produced from a 2 ha plot attached to a property that mainly makes red. He hit on the idea of barrel-fermenting it in the new barrels destined for the red wine. Since it is picked early (in August) it completed its fermentation in wood and was back in tank by the time of the 'décuvage' of the red. Because the barrels were needed for the red, their cost has not been factored in to the price of this fantastic bright and surprisngly complex white, which is amazing value for a barrel-fermented wine.
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