Clairette

(also known as: AG Cleret, AG Kleret, Blanc Laffite, Blanket, Blanquette, Blanquette De Limoux, Blanquette du Midi, Blanquette Velue, Bon Afrara, Bou Afrara, Branquete, Cibade, Clairette, Clairette d'Aspiran, Clairette De Limoux, Clairette De Trans, Clairette Pointue, Clairette Pounchoudo, Clairette verte, Clarette, Clerette, Colle Musquette, Cotticour, Feher Clairette, Feher Kleret, Gaillard blanc, Granolata, Klaretto bianko, Kleret, Kleret Belyi, Kleret de Limu, Muscade, Osianka, Ousianka, Ovsyaika, Ovsyanka, Petit blanc, Petit Kleret, Petite Clairette, Poupe De Gate, Pti Blan d'Obena, Seidentraube, Shalos Zolotistyi, Uva Gijona, Vivsianka, Vivsyanca and Vivsyanka)

Clairette is one of the thirteen grape varieties permitted in the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation. It is also commonly blended with Marsanne and Ugni Blanc in the tiny region of Cassis in the South of France. 

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  • Pierre Henri Morel Côtes du Rhone Villages Laudun Blanc 2009

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    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002


  • Cuvée du Bécassier NV

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    Pale gold. Light body, slightly sweet, with a taste of apple. Very short aftertaste. Read More

    Wine review by docdom


  • Mullineux White Blend 2014

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    Lightly oaked and lightly floral aromas of white blossom, white peach, green apple and lemon. With a touch of sweet fruit on the approach, this settles into an oaky, herbal and citrus noted blend of lemon, tangerine, honeyed melon and green apple with a wooded finish and tart acidity throughout.90 pts Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Here in the United States we are on a first-name basis with our wine grapes. ... Swartland 2014Chenin Blanc, Clairette Blanche, Viognier, SemillonLightly oaked and lightly floral aromas of white blossom, white peach, green apple and lemon. With a touch of sweet fruit on the approach, this settles into an oaky, herbal and citrus noted blend of ... Read More

    From the article The Rise of Non-Traditional Wine Blends


  • Jean-Luc-Colombo Cotes-du-Rhone le Vent Blanc 2014

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    I bought this bottle of wine from a shop in London's Hamstead [www.oddbins.com ... valley. It consists of 80% clairette and 20% roussanne and was named in honour of the Le Vent wind that sometimes blows in the Rhone valley.I started the bottle last night with my fish and chip supper and I did enjoy it.It is a bone dry wine but very fresh tasti... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Michel Gassier Costieres de Nimes Nostre Pais Blanc 2014

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    Lemon meringue, peach and green apple aromas, somewhat simple but pronounced and pleasant. This has a tart, round and creamy palate of grapefruit, lemon and pear with restrained oak spice and zesty acidity yielding to dried herb towards the finish and a slow fading warmth. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Marrenon Grand Marrenon Luberon Blanc 2014

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    Round and chubby aromas of juicy white peach, tangerine and potpourri on the nose. Thick and silky in the mouth with chewy candy tropical fruits, fresh melon and lemon zest, this is mouth coating and carries a bit of heft with it, but is a bit lighter towards the finish, with excellent length, cantaloupe and chamomile flowers, with a dusting of ... Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Gabriel Meffre Cotes-du-Rhone Blanc "Saint-vincent" 2015

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    A great aperitif for winter or late fall parties (Thanksgiving comes immediately to mind) that is tasty, easy quaffing and good for the budget. That describes this Gabriel Meffre Cotes-du-Rhone Blanc to a tee...with an orange rind and tisane nose and a follow-up panoply of flavours that include ginger, peach, honey and herbal tea. Finish is on... Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden


  • Chateau de Saint Cosme Cotes du Rhone les Deux Albion 2012

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    Inviting and elegant this has red berry fruit, spice, incense, modest tannins and well balanced acidity to the lively, though short aftertaste. Drink now - Paul 88 points Read More

    Wine review by rckr1951


  • Chateau de Saint Cosme Cotes du Rhone les Deux Albion 2012

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    Wine review by boglebogle


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