Sous Frétille comes in white and red, but only the blanc can be Premier Cru. Fresh squeezed lemon and lime mingle with pink grapefruit pulp on the nose. Hay and blanched almond join on the palate. The core is simultaneously solid yet plump, and the vivacious acidity carries the mineral-driven palate to a fruit-focused medium finish.
Christy Canterbury MW
Location: New York, NY
Master of Wine. Wine judge+public speaker. Journalist for Snooth+Decanter+TimAtkin.com+Beverage Media+SOMM Journal+Civiltà del Bere+others. Short-listed for the 2014 Roederer Online Communicator of the Year Award. Incorrigible traveler!