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2011 Michel Gassier Nostre pais blanc. Costieres de Nimes, France. 14%

Blend of 90% Grenache Blanc, 5% Rousanne, 5% Viognier. Fermented 50% in barrels and then aged on lees for 6 months before bottling without filtering.    This is a full bodied, mouth coating white wine. Flavours of spiced pineapple, apricot

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2011 Michel Gassier Nostre pais blanc. Costieres de Nimes, France. 14%

Blend of 90% Grenache Blanc, 5% Rousanne, 5% Viognier. Fermented 50% in barrels and then aged on lees for 6 months before bottling without filtering.    This is a full bodied, mouth coating white wine. Flavours of spiced pineapple, apricot

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2011 Chateau Viranel “Cuvee Tradition” Blanc. Languedoc, France. 13.5%

A blend of 80% Grenache Blanc 15% Roussane 5% Bouboulenc that was matured in lees with stirring for 3 months. Light golden in colour. Apricots and summer stone fruits. Excellent texture and length. Some lemon sherbet and honeysuckle overtones and

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2011 Chateau Viranel “Cuvee Tradition” Blanc. Languedoc, France. 13.5%

A blend of 80% Grenache Blanc 15% Roussane 5% Bouboulenc that was matured in lees with stirring for 3 months. Light golden in colour. Apricots and summer stone fruits. Excellent texture and length. Some lemon sherbet and honeysuckle overtones and

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2011 Domaine de Valdition Blanc Tradition. IGP Alpille, Provence. France. 13.5%

Certified Organic. An intriguing blend of Maccabeu, Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc, Viognier, Roussane, Chasan, Chardonnay, Vermentino, Muscat Petits Grains. According to the website, each variety is vinified separately before final blending.       Refreshing white wine. Crunchy white peach, apricots and toasted

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2011 Domaine de Valdition Blanc Tradition. IGP Alpille, Provence. France. 13.5%

Certified Organic. An intriguing blend of Maccabeu, Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc, Viognier, Roussane, Chasan, Chardonnay, Vermentino, Muscat Petits Grains. According to the website, each variety is vinified separately before final blending.       Refreshing white wine. Crunchy white peach, apricots and toasted

Wine Century Meeting #3

We headed back to Steve’s Fine Wine & Food for the 3rd gathering of our Wine Century group on the 22nd of May 2013. Follow these links to see what we tried on our first and second meet.    2011

Wine Century Meeting #3

We headed back to Steve’s Fine Wine & Food for the 3rd gathering of our Wine Century group on the 22nd of May 2013. Follow these links to see what we tried on our first and second meet.    2011