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Ambre de Maltus Bordeaux Blanc
Vignobles Lassagne
France - Bordeaux - Bordeaux

This wine is a tribute to Nicolas Lassagne's third daughter, Ambre, born in 2016.

Delicate with a complex nose, followed by a nice fruitiness and floral aromas.

Specifications
Appellation
Bordeaux
Wine Type
White
Varietal(s)
70% Sauvignon Blanc, 30% Sémillion
Age of vines
10 years average
Agricultural Practices
Sustainable
Vinification
Malolactic fermentation.
The wine was aged in French Oak barrels for a few months (between 6 and 8 months depending on the barrel's toastiness and cooper)
Production
200 (9-liter cases)
Pairings

Delicious with grilled fish or grilled vegetables.

Reviews and News

2020 Ambre de Maltus Bordeaux Blanc - 91 PTS - JS

2020 Ambre de Maltus Bordeaux Blanc - 91 PTS - JS

james suckling hq logo plain "A bright, vivid white with sliced-apple, lemon and melon character, as well as some crushed stone. Medium body. Creamy texture. 70% sauvignon blanc and 30% semillon. Drink now."

 - James Suckling (May 17th 2021), 91 pts

2019 Ambre de Maltus Bordeaux Blanc - 92 PTS - WE

2019 Ambre de Maltus Bordeaux Blanc - 92 PTS - WE

wine enthusiast 92 pts

 "Fermented and aged in wood, this wine has a good balance between rich white fruits and touches of toast and spice. A warm, generous blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon, it is richly textured, finishing with ripe acidity. Drink from late 2021. - ROGER VOSS"

 - Wine Enthusiast (May 2021), 92 pts

2018 Ambre de Maltus Bordeaux Blanc - 90 PTS - WE

2018 Ambre de Maltus Bordeaux Blanc - 90 PTS - WE

wine enthusiast 90 pts"A blend of mainly Sauvignon Blanc fermented in new wood, this wine is ripe and smoothly textured. It offers hints of herbal flavors but the main thrust is towards spice and white-fruit flavors. - Roger VOSS"

- Wine Enthusiast (February 2020), 90 pts

Producer Information: Vignobles Lassagne

Vignobles Lassagne is owned by Nicolas Lassagne and his wife Sabrina. It encompasses three properties, beginning with Chateau des Arnauds, which was founded 1952 by Paul Lassagne, Nicolas' grandfather. He ...
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