Drinking Outside The Box

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Three Bordeaux whites October 13, 2015 at 3:00 pm

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Dourthe No.1 Bordeaux Sauvignon Blanc 2014, France (£7.95 The Wine Society)
Young, vibrant wine, classic ‘green’ Sauvignon flavours – cut grass, greengage and asparagus, with a squeeze of lemon and lime – but also a weightier side, with a hint of nectarine coming through. Really tasty wine. S-

Château Argadens Bordeaux Blanc 2014, France (£8.95 The Wine Society)
A richer, fuller, earthier style, thanks to the 1/3 Sémillon, and while there’s still some citrus fruit in the background, it’s the richer flavour of tinned pears that dominates. Fleshy and juicy, very tasty, and quite different from the Dourthe. S(-)

Château Du Druc Graves 2012, Bordeaux, France (£13.99 Averys)
More of an old-fashioned style, there’s some of the honeyed honeysuckle character that comes with maturity, but there’s also a nutty edge that speaks a little too much of sulphur… C

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