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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