Kewin Descombes Beaujolais Blanc
Nestled within the renowned vineyards of Beaujolais, Kewin Descombes delivers a beautifully articulated Beaujolais Blanc, a less common but equally enchanting offering from a region primarily known for its red wines. The 2021 vintage is a testament to the meticulous care and precision of the Descombes family, continuing the legacy of winemaking excellence in the region.
Crafted exclusively from Chardonnay grapes, the 2021 Kewin Descombes Beaujolais Blanc reveals the potential and elegance of this varietal in the Beaujolais terroir. With a delightful balance of freshness and complexity, this wine is a revelation for those looking to explore beyond the gamay-dominated landscape of Beaujolais.
Nose: The aroma unveils layers of ripe orchard fruits, including green apple, pear, and white peach, complemented by hints of citrus blossoms and a delicate minerality.
Palate: Vibrant and fresh, the wine offers a harmonious blend of crisp acidity and rich fruitiness. Notes of apple, lemon zest, and a touch of honeysuckle create a delightful medley on the palate, underscored by a subtle creamy texture.
Finish: Graceful and enduring, the finish leaves behind a refreshing citrus tang and the enduring essence of wet stone and flint, typical of the region's terroir.
The 2021 Kewin Descombes Beaujolais Blanc is a versatile partner to a range of culinary delights. Its crisp profile pairs exquisitely with seafood, especially dishes like seared scallops, lobster bisque, or moules marinière. Poultry dishes in creamy sauces, vegetable gratins, or even mildly spiced Asian cuisines also find a delightful counterpart in this wine. Additionally, consider serving alongside soft cheeses and fresh salads for a lighter fare.