A pretty nice white wine! This subtle blend combines fruit from Chardonnay and minerality from Sauvignon Blanc. Palate is round with aromas of white peach and flowers, while acidity provides a good balance. Delicious and refreshing, this is a great entry-level wine for any pre-diner drinks.
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Domain: La Grange
Appellation: IGP d'Oc
Grapes: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
Drink from now to 2018
Open and drink
Serve at 10-12°C
Just drink it before diner with a few appetizers.
Soil: Rocks, clay, limestone
Ageing: Oak barrels
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