2018 Domaine les Vignes Oubliées Blanc

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2018 Domaine les Vignes Oubliées Blanc – 18.50€

This is a stunning example of how white wine in the Languedoc is improving apace, and comes from a relatively new estate with vineyards in the hills above St. Jean de la Blaquière.

Jean-Baptiste Granier worked with Olivier Julien, whose white is one of the stars of the region.

This is a blend of 60% Grenache Blanc, with some Clairette Blanche and some Roussanne.  Half is fermented in oak, and half in vat.  The wine is fresh; the oak is nicely integrated and the palate beautifully balanced with an elegant finish.

Les Vignes Oubliées,
3 rue de la Fontaine,
St Jean de la Blaquière 34700

Tel 06 72 77 38 88
www.lesvignesoubliees.com

By Rosemary George.  You can read reviews of Languedoc wines from Rosemary in our wine section here, and in her blog here.