Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Wine Finds: Entre-Deux-Mers for Summer Sipping

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Wine Finds: Entre-Deux-Mers for Summer Sipping

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Although France's Bordeaux is famous for its red blends, the largest appellation within the region is Entre-Deux-Mers, a designation that can only be used for white wines. This lovely name, which translates to "between two seas," actually refers to the Garonne and Dordogne rivers. Entre-Deux-Mers wines can only be made from the sauvignon blanc, smillon and muscadelle grape varietals. These wines are usually crisp, citrusy and refreshing and often good matches for seafood. Below is a comparison of an Entre-Deux-Mers wine with a white labeled with the general Bordeaux appellation.

Chteau La Gravire 2014 Entre-Deux-Mers

Bought * Whole Foods, 1601 South Brentwood Boulevard, in April for $9.99

Description * This inviting aroma of lemon and freshly cut grass makes you want to take a sip of this delightful white wine. A blend of sauvignon blanc and smillon, this white has lots of finesse and more body than you might expect. …

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