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Friday, 2 May 2014

Waitrose White Burgundy 2011 - Waitrose

A ripe, fresh entry-level Maconnais Burgundy from Waitrose, recommended by Anne Jones

To the south of what is popularly considered to be Burgundy proper, the Maconnais is a source of good, ripe chardies in various styles. This Waitrose White Burgundy is a ripe, fresh, easy drinker.

Golden sandy yellow, aromas of melonskin and ripe orchard fruits.

Sweet, ripe melon, white flowers, freshness, some sweet spice and lime-marmalade zestiness. Some gentle persistence.

Good entry-level example that gives some indication of what the more ambitious wines are all about.

Match this versatile white with fish starters such as salmon mousse, mixed anti-pasti, chicken or monkfish.

£8.49 from Waitrose; provided for review.

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