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Domaine des Amoureaux

Domaine des Amoureaux
2017 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur Lie

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken Fish

Category: Other French White

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12% RS: .8%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$15
Best Buy

Domaine des Amoureaux
2017 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur Lie

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken Fish

Category: Other French White

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12% RS: .8%
Pale yellow straw color. Aromas of lemon cordial, belgian waffle, and ripe apricot with a silky, lively, dryish medium body and a smooth, easy lime curd, fresh Greek yogurt, tangerine peel, and sea salt finish. A bright and citrusy Muscadet that will pair with most anything.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Crisp & Lively, Juicy & Smooth & Old World
Aroma Aroma: lemon cordial, Belgian waffle, and ripe apricot
Taste Flavor: lime curd, fresh Greek yogurt, tangerine peel, and sea salt
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Comte, White Sardines, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A bright and citrusy Muscadet that will pair with most anything.

The Producer

Ollivier Père et Fils

The Producer
La Grenaudière
Maisdon-sur-Sèvre, 44690
France
33 -609973865

Other French White

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Other French white cover a broad spectrum, from inexpensive country wines to magnificent white wines from Burgundy. White wine is produced in many regions of France; along with Alsace and the Loire Valley, there are many fine whites in Bordeaux, dry, earthy whites made from Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, while Burgundy captures the Chardonnay variety like nowhere else on earth; top wines here include Corton-Charlemagne and Chassagne-Montrachet, two 100% Chardonnays that can age for three or four decades from the finest producers in the finest years.

More humble French whites include Vin de Pays d'Oc and Coteaux de Languedoc from the south. Made from varieties such as Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay, these are everyday. earthy wines to be consumed fresh with simple chicken or seafood preparations.