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Wine: Bordeaux Blanc
Winery: Chateau Haut-Rian
Grape Varietal: Sémillon (60%), Sauvignon Blanc (40%)
Source: Travis Heights Wine & Spirits
Winemakers Notes: Green-gold tinged with an aromatic fresh nose of newly cut hay, grapefruit and minerals. In the mouth it is extremely well-balanced and has a lingering finish.
T&T Notes: Freshly retrieved from the fridge, (traditional, not wine) I poured and analyzed. The color was medium gold. Think your father's wedding band. A few swirls unlocked smells of vanilla, pears, and green apple (Sydney's contribution). A generous "sip" starts with an underline taste of bell peppers, not pronounced, but present. It's accompanied by a soft sensation of lemon and green apple. As the wine finishes a dry metallic aftertaste begins to form; think copper penny. Good wine following work while the red for dinner decants.
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