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DH Lescombes

DH Lescombes
2014 Sauvignon Blanc, New Mexico

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12.5%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$15.00
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DH Lescombes
2014 Sauvignon Blanc, New Mexico

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12.5%
Silvery emerald straw color. Muted, earthy aromas of dusty lemon, flower patch, and dried mango with a silky, tangy, dry light body and a smooth, buoyant white grapefruit, kiwi, green pepper skin, and nut finish. A nice dry sauvignon blanc.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Quaffable & crisp & lively
Aroma Aroma: dusty lemon, flower patch, and dried mango
Taste Flavor: white grapefruit, kiwi, green pepper skin, and nut
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own or with food
Recipes Pairing: BBQ Chicken, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A nice dry sauvignon blanc.
The Producer

Southwest Wines

The Producer
1325 Debaca Rd SE
Deming, NM 88030
USA
1 575-546-9324
Sauvignon Blanc
Wine Glass White.jpg
Serve in a White Wine Glass
Sauvignon Blanc is a bit of a chameleon of a variety, as it changes its character depending on where it is grown. Most famously in France’s Loire Valley, (especially in Pouilly-Fumé and Sancerre), it is a rich dry white with distinct herbal notes in the nose and on the palate. In New Zealand, the flavors range from gooseberry to tropical; both styles have very good natural acidity. Certain areas in Chile also produce very tropical-driven examples with a touch of herbal character, while the typical California style is clean with melon and spearmint fruit with only traces of herbal notes.

Many styles of Sauvignon Blanc – especially those from New Zealand – are aged in steel tanks to preserve the aromatic qualities, while some producers in Sancerre or even in California age in wooden barrels; this for added texture and spice. Medium-full in body, Sauvignon Blanc is especially excellent paired with shellfish or seafood or lighter poultry with herbs.
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