- Published: 12 December 2011 12 December 2011
This semillon driven white wine from the Entre-Deux-Mers district is lovely. The blended grapes of sauvignon blanc, muscadelle and semillon are all very well balanced with perfumed aromas and hints of banana - unusual but very pleasant.
The taste is fruit sweet with lovely minerality that gives one a good sense of the "terroir" (Growing conditions including soil and climate) in this area of SW France. A really good wine selected by the ever dependable Wine Society, and a testament of good modern style wine making from the Despagne family in Bordeaux.
Château Bel Air, Perponcher Réserve 2010, Bordeaux
£8.50, stockist: The Wine Society
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