Château d’Argadens Blanc 2016

Pale in color with a nice citrus note. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice crisp citrus notes to match the nose along with some floral hints. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice crisp food friendly acidity. White Bordeaux = Sauv Blanc often blended with Semillon and this one is pretty much what you’d expect. It’s a softer, more refined, less boisterous sauv blanc. I’d give it an 88 or so. There are more expressive sauv blancs from Ne Zealand for similar to lower prices but it depends on what your looking for.

From the LCBO web site:
Château d’Argadens Blanc 2016 — VINTAGES#: 159111
STYLE – Light & Crisp $17.95
Release Date:January 6, 2018
Alcohol/Vol12.0% Made in: Bordeaux, France By: Famille Sichel Sugar Content:2 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: XD – Extra Dry Style:Light & Crisp Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc/Sémillon Description The Sichel family, who also own Château d’Angludet, acquired Château d’Argadens in 2002 and since then have produced excellent wines at this estate. This 2016 Blanc blends 65% Sauvignon Blanc with 35% Semillon, lending grassy overtones to the gooseberry and pear fruit. Enjoy, lightly chilled, as an aperitif or with bouillabaisse.

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