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Haut Marin Les Fossiles Blanc 750ml
Sku: 48909
Simple, light, pleasant, enjoyable. These are words that might seem dismissive when writing about wine as we wine geeks often embellish our descriptions with words like structure, intensit ...more
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Country: France
Type: Still wine
 
Reg. $8.99

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Simple, light, pleasant, enjoyable. These are words that might seem dismissive when writing about wine as we wine geeks often embellish our descriptions with words like structure, intensity, or malolactic fermentation. However, for the Haut-Marin white blend from southwestern France, that’s all you need to relax and enjoy this spring/summer sipper. Displaying an aromatic nose of peaches, apricots, and white flowers “Les Fossiles” ripens at just below 12% alcohol, making it lively and refreshing, never cloying. Skillfully blended from the local grapes Ugni Blanc, Colombard, Sauvignon Blanc, and Gros Manseng it’s a delicate gem with an abundance of pure citrus fruits and mineral flavors that belie its ridiculously low price. The wine gets its name from the marine fossils often found in the vineyard, the Bas-Armagnac region having been covered by the ocean long ago. This is a superb clambake or picnic wine (bring goat cheese). Sometimes simple is better.