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Chateau Larmevaille Entre Deux Mers 2012


Recommendation: This is a five star white Bordeaux wine that’s a HUGE value for the price.

Winery/Producer: Chateau Larmevaille; Michael & Alain Large; Gironde, France.

Grape Variety: Blend: 40% Sauvingnon Blanc and 30% each of Semillon and Muscadelle.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Entre-Eeux-Mers; Bordeaux, France.

Vintage: 2012

Price: $14.40

Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Paired With: Greek style lemon chicken, balsmati rice, green salad with garlic, oil, and lemon juice dressing.

Tasting:

    He said: Chilled before opening. Clear oat straw color. Light apple and citrus aromas with a slight tad of floral. Fairly strong over ripe apple with lots of mineral and a tad of tartness in the taste. Creamy, smooth, long finish. Absolutely fantastic with the Greek chicken dinner and VERY nice sipping alone after the dinner. There is a very dry bitterness that went perfectly with the lemon flavors, but was equally delicious drinking alone. This is a five star white Bordeaux wine that’s a HUGE value for the price.

    She said: Light yellow green color, clear and sparkling, lots of thin speedy legs (12.5%alcohol). Mild aromatic bouquet with a lovely full fruity flavor that lasted into the long finish. The wine has a medium body and is dry, smooth, and creamy. There is a lot going on as the wine passes over the palette making it more interesting. The wine went exceptionally with the dinner, complementing the lemon chicken. But I have to admit that after the dinner was done I found new things to enjoy in the wine. A great wine for sipping or with dinner and a fabulous bargain at under $15.

    Comments:

Alcohol: 12.5%

Bar code: 20496 03387 9

Imported by: Willian-Harrison Imports; Manassas, Virginia.