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Blanc de Valandraud

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2020 Blanc de Valandraud Blanc  (Bordeaux) 95

The array of yellow and green apples are impressive. Next, you find waxy lemons, honeysuckle and spice on the nose. The finish balances its creamy texture with bright citrus, juicy apples and crisp acidity. 95 Pts

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2019 Blanc de Valandraud  (Bordeaux) 95

Here you find the prefect mix of rich, creamy-textured, yellow citrus with hints of orange tropical fruits, bright green apple and flowers. Even with all this concentration, there is also a light touch of honeyed sweetness and a blast of racy acidity to keep everything on its toes. 95 Pts

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2018 Blanc de Valandraud No. 1  (Bordeaux) 94

Ripe, juicy, lemon rind, pineapple, mango and green apple with a splash of acidity that brings it all together, providing lift and vibrancy. The wine is made from 50% Sauvignon Gris, 40% Sauvignon Blanc and 10% Semillon with aging on its fine lees for 10 months before bottling. 94 Points

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2018 Blanc de Valandraud Blanc  (Bordeaux) 94

Juicy, ripe, zesty yellow citrus, tart green apples, pink grapefruit and vanilla come alive in this fruit filled, luscious, creamy, rich Bordeaux Blanc. This is already great in your glass and it is only going to become better with a few years of age. 94 Points

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2017 Blanc de Valandraud No. 1  (Bordeaux) 93

An exotic, tropical smoothie, a flower lei, green apple, butter, vanilla bean and a healthy tremor of acidity, create a vibrant, energetic, juicy, citrus-filled wine. 93 Points

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2016 Blanc de Valandraud  (Bordeaux) 94

Notes of honeysuckle, grapefruit, orange rind and flowers serve up a wine balanced between sweetness and lift, with loads ripe, sweet, bright, crisp fruit from start to finish. The wine was made by blending 40% Sauvignon Gris, 40% Sauvignon Blanc and 20% Semillon. 94 Points

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Produced from a blend of 50% Sauvignon Gris, 40% Sauvignon Blanc and 10% Semillon, honeysuckle and assorted flowers are the first thing you notice. The wine is round, with concentrated, fresh citrus and sweet pomelo, this is refreshing and fresh. The green apple in the finish adds a nice characteristic. 92 Points

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2015 Blanc de Valandraud  (Bordeaux) 92

From a blend of 40% Sauvignon Gris, 40% Sauvignon Blanc and 20% Semillon, the wine is equally rich, fresh, lively and filled with crisp, yellow citrus fruits, green apple and vanilla bean notes. The wine delivers a fresh blast of pomelo and honeysuckle in the finish. 92 Points

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2014 Blanc de Valandraud  (Bordeaux) 92

Fresh, bright, crisp, and packed with just squeezed grapefruit, lemons, lime and green apples, with a bit of vanilla and honey to top things off. The wine combines freshness with ripe sweet fruits that is long and refreshing. 92 Pts

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2009 Blanc de Valandraud No. 1  (Bordeaux) 90

Seductive notes of pineapple, spice, flowers, vanilla and citrus blend with silky, fresh fruits to create a refreshing, rich, white Bordeaux. 90 Points

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2007 Blanc de Valandraud No. 1  (Bordeaux) 93

This clearly shows what a strong vintage 2007 is for White Bordeaux. Grapefruit, lemon, lime and assorted citrus scents make up the perfume. On the palate, the wine delivers a big, juicy mouth full of bright, citrus flavors that wakes up your palate. Very refreshing, finishing with a lot of fresh lemony flavors. 93 Points

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