Arnaud Gaujal Picpoul de Pinet 2008
This wine is very deserving of a 4/5. I see this as an excellent exemplar of the Picpoul variety. The color was a nice clear hue. It was nice and crisp. I chose to pair it with an olive spread on a toasted baguette slice. I see now that it would have been better with seafood. It was a little Chablis-esque, but more subtle. I will definitely be looking for this variety when I have seafood. When I consume my next bottle, I will leave it out of the fridge for about 7-8 minutes before tasting it. My palate is not that discriminating but I could taste the slight citrus tones. Very nice
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An exciting and unusual white wine made in southwest France from the Picpoul Blanc grape. Light and dry, this has lemony aromas, raw honey flavors on the palate, and even a nice little kick of mineral on the finish. The Mediterranean climate of this appellation gives its wines plenty of acidity, and this one goes well with a huge range of foods. It's tasty on its own, too.