Chateau Clos Floridene blanc 2013
€ 21,78 (incl. BTW)
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Bordeaux Blanc can be as thrilling as the best Burgundy. Made from (in most cases) Semillion and Sauvignon Blanc, it's tropical fruit, elegancy and smoothness surprises, mostly because white Bordeaux isn't present on most winelists or serves as day-to-day drinking wine. Clos Floridene is an excellent example of what white Bordeaux is capable of. Please read the Parker and Wine Spectator reviews, 90 + points rated. Excellent wine of the month !
Lots of orange marmalade and lemon blossom notes intermixed with honeyed grapefruit, fig and melon aromas jump from the glass of this impeccably well-made, outstanding white Graves. Dry, zesty and perfumed with impressive concentration, this offering from proprietor Denis Dubourdieu is terrific. It should drink well for 5-7 years.
A brisk, herb-inflected version, with thyme, chive and savory notes leading the way, followed by nervy lemon peel and jicama accents. The finish gives way to a white peach and fleur de sel edge, hinting that this may develop some weight and breadth in the cellar. Fans of the bony style will love this now. Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon and Muscadelle.
Rene Gabriel rates this wine 18/20 points.