Sunday, October 02, 2011
Truchard Roussanne 2009 wine review by (PB)
This Carneros (Calif.) is a medium gold in the glass has a pronounced tropical fruit and pineapple that smells "old world." Underneath the forward grangrances there is subtle peach.
Palate--This wine has a sharp acidity, is off dry with solid tropical fruit flavors.
(NW) served this to me blind--as usual--and I believed it to be an old world style perhaps Alsatian Gewurztraminer with a little age on it. It is, as its name reveals is the grape "Roussanne" which is typically a blending grape in numerous white French wines. This wine runs around $17 and is a nice wine so raise a glass.
Posted by PB at 4:31 PM