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Les Vignes de l'Arque Cuvée Alexia 2018 IGP Pays d'Oc

(Code: ARQUE/ALEX/18)
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Les Vignes de l'Arque Cuvée Alexia 2018 IGP Pays d'Oc
Vintage
2018
Region Pays d'Oc, west of Uzès, in the Gard
Colour/Style Dry white - medium bodied.
Grapes A blend of Muscat a Petit Grains and Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol (a.b.v)
13.5%
Food On its own, or with fish, shellfish or white meats
Next day 
As good
Drink Now, or to 2021

A blend of Muscat and Sauvignon, which exhibits the classic traits of each variety - grapey, orangey and zesty, courtesy of the Muscat and grassy/nettley and herbaceous, courtesy of the Sauvignon. Not that either variety dominates - indeed, this rather unusual combination is a bit of a master stroke. On the palate, there's initially a gentle spritz, which gives the wine real definition and focus, with truly mouth-watering white tree fruit flavours and soft citrus acidity and a long, cool, minty finish. This really is a brilliant summer white wine, perfect as an aperitif or perhaps with light fish dishes, shellfish, white meats and cold cuts.