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December 28, 2009

Château de Fesles, Loire

2006 Château de Fesles
La Chapelle, Chenin Sec
Loire, Frankrike
172 kr ♥♥♥
Brilliant yellow. Nose: fully ripe pear, citrus, hazelnuts. Palate: ripe pear, honey melon, citrus, almond paste. A dry, medium-fullbodied wine with high acidity, the alcohol adding its part. 13,5% abv. 100 % Chenin Blanc Drink now or keep some more years.

The château was built in 1070, one of the oldest of the area around Bonnezeaux. I want to go there... Check out the website: http://www.en.fesles.com/

This wine goes well with i.e. fresh dishes with fish, nice salads (I am thinking salad with vinaigrette). Or just with some nice bread! Wein und Brot - so lecker. We had it with the marinated salmon (X-mas left-overs) and even to the herring it was really good. I had made the French style country bread that my dear stepdaughter has on her blog: http://sleepingdogbakery.blogspot.com/2009/02/simple-country-bread.html











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