Elaboration of Château la Borderie Blanc 2000
Château la Borderie Blanc 2000 (Muscadelle, Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)
- View: intense golden yellow.
- Nose: aromas of citrus and candied fruit, with hints of acacia honey and spices.
- Mouth: sweet dessert wine; balanced, with persistent notes of apple and pear.
VINEYARD: Château la Borderie, owned by the Vidal family, is a farm with an area of 70 hectares, located in Monbazillac, 100 kilometers east of Bordeaux, in the heart of southwestern France. It is part of the wine 'Bergerac-Duras' located on both sides of the Dordogne River, and extends over the Lot-et-Garonne. The vineyards are in the north, on a steep slope on the southern slope of the valley.
UVA: Semillon (75%), Sauvignon (15%), Muscadelle (10%)
AGEING: Fermentation in stainless steel tanks; aging in oak barrels.
PREPARATION: The soil is clay and limestone. The oceanic climate, with constant and high temperatures during growth. In the fall, thanks to the combined action of soil and climate, (morning fog and afternoon sun), the noble mold called Botrytis cinerea, which allows a natural concentration of sugars and is required for processing appears all liqueur wines of high quality. Grape harvesting is done manually.
WINE PAIRING: appetizers, cheeses and desserts.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 6-8 °C
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Reviews of Château la Borderie Blanc 2000
It had a deep colour at first sight. This sweet is lasting, it has a long aftertaste.
A classic one.
As I had it between meals I could not pair it.
It's always good to share wine, but this one's special.