Domaine De Papolle Gros Manseng 2011, Igp Côtes De Gascogne

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Southwest, France

$12.75 (309229)

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Aromas of apples, pears, dandelion flower, mineral and citrus. Smooth, fresh and quite fruit-forward with citrus peel, apples, green melon and mineral all nicely layered throughout. A balancing seam of acidity adds backbone to a very pleasurable semi-sweet wine. Wines made from Gros Manseng are valued for their versatility with food: try this one with a sautéed duck foie gras, chana masala with garlic, or smoked turkey sandwiches. (VINTAGES panel, June 2012)
89 pts
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March 16, 2013

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Now here's a wine with character, even though some will find it too adventurous. It's an off-dry yet nicely...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Clean with moderate intensity; this is axed more on waxy, stony notes rather than fruit though, citrus and apple...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Sweet, weighty and mouth filling with considerable character sums up this southern French treat. Sweet and sour with...

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