A white Vin de Pays "Country Wine" also called VDP from the SouthWest region in France.
Technical Data: 75% Chenin Blanc and 25% Chardonnay. This wine was aged a few months only in French oak barrel. Imported by Bobby Kacher Selections in DC Area.
Description: Pale gold color. Medium intensity nose showing off minerality, herbal notes and tropical fruits aromas backed up by oak and spice. Crisp palate with a nice acidity and medium-body. The wine exudes mango fruits as well as citrussy ones entwined with a nice minerality, and a hint of both green bell pepper and oak. Creamy clean finish.
Food Pairing & Service: Paired by Angela with an Ash-Ripened (poplar wood ash) Goat Cheese called Bonne-Bouche “Good Mouthful” made in the heart of Vermont. vermontcreamery.com
Score: 7/10. Good everyday wine value, Stack it up to enjoy year around!
Ageing Potential: Made to be drunk in its youth. Drink now and for 1 more year.
Price as seen on DC shelf: $12.29