French Whites for Spring Dinners | WYPR

French Whites for Spring Dinners

Mar 7, 2018

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Al and Hugh give some picks for light and bright wines to have on your table this spring.

Famille Duveau Saumur (blanc) Chenin Blanc '16  ** $  VALUE

Plump texture, bone dry, great acidity, perfect for Maryland oyster stew

Domaine Gouron "La Croix Boissée" Chinon (blanc) '15  ** $$

Chenin blanc, off-dry, honey and mineral notes, perfect with scallops

Cedrick Bardin Pouilly-Fumé '16 **1/2  $$

Plump, soft sauvignon blanc, very food friendly, vibrant acidity

Domaine Vincent Bouzereau Meursault "Les Narvaux" '15  *** $$$

Very pricey, but very classy, important wine for an important dinner

Domaine des Harbauges "Luminescence" Method Trad. Brut NV  ** $$

Nicely dry with refreshing fruit, very good bubbles, classy