2015 Clos Marsalette Blanc, Pessac-Léognan (Pre-Arrival)

SKU #1251763 90-93 points Wine Spectator

 A textbook version, with yellow apple and gooseberry notes, mixed with thyme and verbena details. Offers a pure, lively finish. (Web-2016, JM)

91-92 points James Suckling

 Tight and minerally with dried pear and apple character. Lemon too. Full body. Beautiful.  (4/2016)

90-92 points Vinous

 Von Neipperg's 2015 Clos Marsalette Blanc offers lovely depth, texture and consistency. Candied lemon, white flowers, mint and orchard fruit meld together in an expressive, appealing white endowed with tons of personality. The 35% Sémillon, blocked malo style and lees stirring give the wine much of its signature texture, while a dash of new French oak adds lift on the finish. This is a terrific showing. (AG)  (4/2016)


 Very pretty, creamy, fleshy citrus fruit – a classic even blend of Sauvignon and Semillon, 50% malolactic fermentation and ageing in barrel. (JA)  (4/2016)

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- Graves is the large red and white wine region located to the southeast of the city of Bordeaux along the Garonne River. Cabernet Sauvignon dominates the red wines from the area, while the whites are mixtures of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. The most important area within the Graves is the village of Pessac-Leognan. Most of the great chateaux, including Haut Brion, a premier cru and the only wine outside of the Medoc to be included in the 1855 Classification, are located in this small appellation. Graves derives its name from the rocky, stony terrain of the region. Many people believe that the stony soil radiates the day's heat at night and thus makes the grapes ripen earlier than the other regions in Bordeaux.