Aromatic, minerally, medium-body white.
Grape: Semillon 65%, Sauvignon Blanc 30%, Muscadelle 5%.
Region: France> Bordeaux> Pessac-Leognan.
Fresh, aromatic dry white. Bordeaux wines are produced throughout the region from Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and occasionally Muscadelle grapes. Although most of them are best consumed young. Others, especially from Pessac-Leognan, are sought after not only for their power and complexity, but also for their aging potential. Second wine of the famed Chateau de Fieusal, L’Abelle de Fieuzal exhibit a superb quality with a admirable texture, using a unusually high ratio of Semillon, which is considered to be the most noble among the three grapes. Soft, round with youthful acidity and stony minerality.
Abeille de Fieuzal 2011 Pessac-Leognan Bordeaux Blanc (65% Semillon, 30% Sauvignon Blanc, 5% Muscadelle). This is the second wine of Château Fieuzal, composed of Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Muscadelle, it is aged for up to 2 years in French oak barrels and is the embodiment of classic Bordeaux white wines. At first taste, this wine is rich, precise, and meant to be savored. The Abeille, which means bee in French is prized by the winemaker who makes his own honey on the property.
Food Pairing: Seafood with Rich Sauce, White Meat, Soft Cheese.