Domaine Chiroulet 2012 Les Terres Blanches

Ready to indulge in some shellfish and need a nice wine to pair with it?  Domaine Chiroulet Les Terres Blanches is a great choice if you are looking to stay under $15.  The winery, situated on the slopes of Gascony, France, produces some really delicious wines out of their chalky-clay soils.

Domaine Chiroulet 2012 Les Terres Blanches
Domaine Chiroulet 2012 Les Terres Blanches

Technical Stuff

A blend of 50% Gros-Manseng, 40% Sauvignon Blanc and 10% Ugni Blanc. Fermented in wooden and steel vats for 8 months with lees stirring.  12.5% alcohol and retails for around $12.  Imported by Charles Neal Selections.

Tasting Notes

Opens with pretty citrus and floral aromas.  The medium-bodied palate is dry and refreshing with flavors of citrus and melon.  Nice texture, zippy acidity, and a clean finish.  A seriously good wine for a really fair price!

http://www.chiroulet.com/ 

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