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2012 Val Auclair Les Barras Blanc- Organic 750ml

2012 Val Auclair Les Barras Blanc- Organic

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Made from very old Maccabeu vines, the 2012 Les Barras Blanc offers a unique, slightly exotic profile with vibrant citrus and mineral qualities on the nose. Medium-bodied, clean and refreshing on the palate, with a dry finish, this is a real winner! - Schneider's of Capitol Hill

Producer: Domaine Val Auclair
Website: www.domainevalauclair.com


Price: $19.99

Availability: 6

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Varietal: Macabeo
Macabeo is mostly used to make mildly acidic and young white wines. As a varietal its shows its gentle acidity complemented by medium body and notes of peach and citrus. It is often used in blends like Cava.

Country: France
A country viewed by many as the home of fine wine, it is almost unique in terms of how embedded food and wine is in the nations culture. Given the diverse geography, with so much of the country providing the climate and soil suitable for viticulture, it is no surprise that its produces such an extensive and varied selection of wines. It is the country from where the vast majority of the New World's most popular "international" grapes and stylistic influences originate. While there might seem to be an alarming disparity between the most sought after wines (were a case might set you back as much as a deposit on a small house) and the millions of gallons of vin de table filling up the European wine lake every year, there is so much great value to be found between the two extremes. Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, and the Rhone may still dominate the market for fine wine, but regions including the Loire, Alsace, Languedoc & Roussillon and the South West are increasingly becoming excellent sources of good quality, affordable wines.

Region: Languedoc and Roussillon
The Languedoc and Roussillon are two adjoining but distinctly separate wine regions in southern France. The Languedoc consists of two main regions: The Aude, home to the sub-regions of Limoux, Corbieres, Fitou, Minervois, and the Herault, which includes Picpoul de Pinet and the vin doux naturels producing regions of Banyuls, Frontignan, Lunel and Mireval.


Type: White
White wine is a wine whose color can be pale-yellow, yellow-green, and yellow-gold colored. The wine is produced from a variety of grape varieties. The flavor and color comes from the juice of the grape and sometimes the skin of the grape as well. Interestingly, not all white wine comes from white grapes. Some select red grapes are used as in Champagne.