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La Vieille Ferme Blanc
La Vieille Ferme Blanc
Côtes du Ventoux AOC

Style Heavy white Old World Country France Price $8
Vintage tasted 2009 Grapes Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc, Ugni Blanc, Roussanne
Website www.lavieilleferme.com

Overview For two years, the red wine from this producer has wowed our tasters; now it’s the white’s turn. Ugni Blanc, a part of this blend, is the most widely planted grape in France (often known as Trebbiano in Italy). It makes wines like this one: fresh, fruity, and meant for immediate consumption. So don’t give this bottle to your mother if she’s likely to save it for a special occasion a few years down the road—it won’t end well.

Nose It’s aromatic, with peach, orange, and floral notes. There’s also some nice minerality.

Mouth It’s very light here, almost to the point of being thin. But the orange and lime flavors and refreshing acidity save it.
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