Clos Floridene Graves Blanc 2016 - SPIRITED Wines
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Clos Floridene Graves Blanc 2016
SKU: 62821

Clos Floridene Graves Blanc 2016

  • ws89-92
  • wa89

750ml
$39.99

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Category White Wine
Varietal
Region France, Bordeaux, Graves
Brand Clos Floridene
Wine Spectator
  • ws89-92

BT: Taut, with pink grapefruit zest, white peach and verbena notes backed by a steely hint on the finish. Score range: 89-92.

James Molesworth, 2017
Wine Advocate
  • wa89

For reasons unknown, I did not taste the Clos Floridene 2016 Blanc during en primeur, but hey, you just have to wait a few weeks and the wine is bottled and ready to go. It has a restrained nose, one that does not leap out of the glass like the Doisy-Daëne Blanc that I compared it with. This takes longer to unfurl, with cooking apple and subtle walnut notes. There is something Loire-like, almost Vouvray in style about this white Bordeaux. The palate is well balanced with just the right amount of fatness on the entry countered by a fine line of acidity. It has a very texturally satisfying, slightly creamy finish that lingers long in the mouth. This is very satisfying. Tasted July 2017. Drink Date: 2017-2025.

Neal Martin