Friday, November 09, 2007

Domaine De Clairac Marsanne 2003 wine review by (PB)

We popped into (NW's) on our way back from Los Angeles and he served up this white with some appetizers. I have had very few Marsanne's (Marsanne is the grape type) but this one stands out and was delightful.

It was pale golden in the glass with an interesting fragrance with a unique sweet rye bread aroma.

Front palate is floral with off dry fruit that hard to pin down a description but it was really very nice. there was a touch of vanilla rear palate with a gentle vanilla finish.

This is very well made an unique. I liked it and was a nice change. (Reference price--$17) Raise a glass.

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