Château de Romance Blanc 2014 - Bordeaux

Not used to drink white dry Bordeaux from the Sauternes area? Try this. Château de Romance is a small, newly created family vineyard in the heart of Sauternes, next to several classified first growths. Benefiting from this great terroir, it is far from a "basic" Bordeaux and offers an incredible value for money. It boasts delicious aromas of yellow fruit and citrus, with a beautiful freshness and a long, complex finish. A brillant discovery that is sold in the UK for the first time today!

£ 13.00 tax incl.

 
Not used to drink white dry Bordeaux from the Sauternes area? Try this. Château de Romance is a small, newly created family vineyard in the heart of Sauternes, next to several classified first growths. Benefiting from this great terroir, it is far from a "basic" Bordeaux and offers an incredible value for money. It boasts delicious aromas of yellow fruit and citrus, with a beautiful freshness and a long, complex finish. A brillant discovery that is sold in the UK for the first time today!
 
Wine Characteristics When & how to drink?
 
Domain: Château de Romance
Vintage: 2014
Appellation: Bordeaux
Region: Bordeaux
Type: Dry White Wine
 
Grapes: 90% Sémillon, 10% Sauvignon Blanc
 
 
Drink from now to 2018
Open and Drink at 10-12°C
 
Food pairing: Already brillant on its own, it will be perfect with a delicate white fish like a wild seabass.
 
  Technical stuff
   
Soil: Clay and limestone
Vineyard size: 3.2 hectares
Age of vines: 20 years old
Harvest: Manual
Maturing: Stainless steel vats
Alcohol: 12.5%
 
What experts say    
  James Suckling  
90-91. "Precise and focused. Medium to full body, bright acidity. Clean finish." (2015 vintage)
   

 

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