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Jacques Lapin

Jacques Lapin Wine Details
Price: $14.00 per bottle

Description: Chenin Blanc! With minerals and lime zest, pine and floral notes, very dry with nice acidity. Wes Marshall called this the best Chenin Blanc he’s ever tasted. From the Texas High Plains. Serve shellfish especially scallops or oysters. It’s also great as an aperitif with hors d’oerves and cheeses.

Varietal Definition
Chenin Blanc:
Classic white varietal of France's Loire Valley and now grown throughout the world. Known for its rather unusual 'wet-wool', 'damp straw' aromas, it tends to be more floral than fruity when young and gives high acidity, growing well in marginal climates. It ages well and its susceptibility to 'botrytis'* produces some of the great sweet wines of the Loire, for example Quarts de Chaume and Vouvray. It is grown widely in South Africa where it is known as 'Steen'.


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