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Blanc de Brule Secaille Grande Reserve Cotes de Bourg Blanc
Vignobles Rodet Recapet
France - Bordeaux - Cotes de Bourg

Pale yellow color with a green tinge. Elegant bouquet with notes of citrus and grapefruits. you can find also some smoky notes or fresh nuts aromas. Intensive fruity and elegant flavors of citrus lemon, grapefruit, elderflower, and gooseberries. Fruit-driven fine structured finish with terroir expression, acidity is high enough to maintain the taste quite long in the mouth.
"A most impressive white Bordeaux. 75 % Sauvignon Blanc and 25 % Sauvignon Gris, barrel fermented, with hints of mint and nectarine. The wine has lift and complexity."

Specifications
Appellation
Cotes de Bourg
Wine Type
White
Varietal(s)
75% Sauvignon Blanc, 25% Sauvignon Gris
Age of vines
Average 30 years
Agricultural Practices
Sustainable
Soil type
Limestone from the Rupelian era, part of the Oligocene Age (32 million years ago) containing star fish, oysters and corral.
Vinification
Manual harvest; typically in September. Whole cluster direct press at low pressure with low amount of SO2, settling at 10 degrees Celcius. Addition of yeast and fermentation in 400-liter casks. Six months on the lees with regular stirring. Aged 6 months in French oak barrels (15% new oak). Bottling in April of the following year.
Production
1,000 (9-liter cases)
Pairings

Fish, seafood, white meats, fine goat cheeses.

Reviews and News

2017 Blanc de Brule Secaille Grande Reserve Cotes de Bourg Blanc - 91 PTS - JD

2017 Blanc de Brule Secaille Grande Reserve Cotes de Bourg Blanc - 91 PTS - JD

jeb dunnuck logo 250"Lots of peach, honey, and floral notes emerge from the 2017 Blanc de Brule Secaille Grande Reserve Blanc, which is a blend of 75% Sauvignon Blanc and 25% Sauvignon Gris brought up in 15% new oak. It’s medium-bodied, has terrific balance, good acidity, and a big finish. It’s a smoking value at the price and a rock-solid Bordeaux Blanc to drink over the coming 2-4 years."
- Jeb Dunnuck (March 27th 2019), 91 pts

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2017 Blanc de Brule Secaille Grande Reserve Cotes de Bourg Blanc - 90 PTS - WE

2017 Blanc de Brule Secaille Grande Reserve Cotes de Bourg Blanc - 90 PTS - WE

wine enthusiast"Full of ripe fruits from Sauvignon Blanc with a splash of Colombard, this offers touches of apricot as well as acidity. A hint of spice brings out the rich character. Drink this wine from 2020. - ROGER VOSS"
- Wine Enthusiast (December 2019), 90 pts

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2017 Blanc de Brule Secaille Grande Reserve Cotes de Bourg Blanc - 89 PTS - Best of Year - WE

2017 Blanc de Brule Secaille Grande Reserve Cotes de Bourg Blanc - 89 PTS - Best of Year - WE

wine enthusiast 89 pts"Rich and creamy, this offers a touch of spice and plenty of baked-apple and creamed-pear flavors. The wine is tangy, zesty with pepper and crisp fruits. It should be ready from 2019. - ROGER VOSS"
- Wine Enthusiast (December 2018, Best of Year 2018 Issue), 89 pts

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Producer Information: Vignobles Rodet Recapet

Vignobles Rodet Recapet is the owner of Château BrûleSécaille and Château La Gravière, located in the heart of the Côtes de Bourg region. The Récapet family purchased Château BrûleSécaille in ...
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