Labouré-Roi Chablis Grand Cru 2004
"White Wine Chardonnay by Laboure Roi from Burgundy, France. Macon-Villages has the classic Chardonnay characteristics: a pale yellow colour with flowery, appley aromas, a strikingly fruity taste and enough body to enhance the flavour, without making the wine too serious. A good example will have a refreshing... "
RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.
Pours a deep golden colour but didn't taste like I expected. The buttery side of Burgundy I like was not as evident here and in fact had a more tropical fruit taste to it. The initial sweetness is really strong, then the fruit kicks in before giving way to a quite strong bitterness while swallowing. Its a real contrast of flavours all round which although is fine for a glass may not please with further drinking.
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