2010 Domaine Mouthes Le Bihan “Vieillefont” Blanc. Côtes de Duras. 13%

A blend of 60% Semillon 25% Sauvignon 15% Muscadelle. Spent 12 months in oak barrels, after fermentation. The Côtes de Duras region is located in the South West of France.

Domaine Mouthes Le Bihan “Vieillefont” Blanc 1    Domaine Mouthes Le Bihan “Vieillefont” Blanc 2

Light Apricot in colour.

Aromas of white flowers, apricots and peaches that follow through on the palate, along with hints of wet pebble, white pepper, vanilla bean & toasted almonds.

A moderately oily / fat palate that faded to the background once we were nibbling on our appetiser of pork sausages.

A pretty good wine that must be served with food as it’s a fraction warm on the palate without.

Sample from Airoldi Fine Wines. RRP $29

Tasted 28th June 2014

Domaine Mouthes Le Bihan “Vieillefont” Blanc 3

About Perth Wine Enthusiast

Casual observations of a Perth wine enthusiast. I am a recently turned 40 husband to a wonderful wife and father to 3 fantastic children. When work and family are not occupying me, my thoughts frequently turn towards two of my other passions in life, wine and food.

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