Chateau Marjosse Blanc 2018
Very beautiful pale golden color, clear and bright. The nose is very expressive and evokes citrus (grapefruit), white fruits (pear) and exotic (lychee and pineapple) with floral notes of boxwood, juniper, and laurel. Well balanced with a pleasant liveliness which extends long in a very tasty finish.
Critical AcclaimAll Vintages
Barrel Sample: 90-91
Barrel Sample: 88-90
Extending over verdant slopes between the Rivers Dordogne and Garonne, the Entre-Deux-Mers region (“between two seas”) offers great value and a splendid introduction to the dry reds and whites of Bordeaux. Merlot and Cabernet comprise most of the reds; Sauvignon blanc and Semillon are responsible for the whites, all of which are best enjoyed in their youth.
Sometimes light and crisp, other times rich and creamy, Bordeaux White Blends typically consist of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. Often, a small amount of Muscadelle or Sauvignon Gris is included for added intrigue. Popularized in Bordeaux, the blend is often mimicked throughout the New World. Somm Secret—Sauternes and Barsac are usually reserved for dessert, but they can be served before, during or after a meal. Try these sweet wines as an aperitif with jamón ibérico, oysters with a spicy mignonette or during dinner alongside hearty Alsatian sausage.