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Wine of the Week

The wine of the week is: The 2009 Sainte-Foy-Bordeaux Sauvignon Blanc from Château de Claribès. A 100% Sauvignon Blanc picked by hand and transferred into stainless steel tank within minutes. Fermented cool followed by a little time on the lees before bottling. A fairly

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Rose and Grilled Lobster

This small vineyard of 10.5 ha, beautifully situated on the slopes of the Dordogne, has the peculiarity of being grown and vinified by its new owners following the lunar calendar. An original method which seems to have borne fruit, if

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Loved the Style and Intelligent Winemaking

White 2007 – Silver pale, quite fresh Sauvignon Blanc, has flesh from lees stirring and lovely fruit over nice Granny Smith acidity, very good length and balance. (Plus it lasted well for five days in the fridge once opened). 2005

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