Château Bauduc Sauvignon Blanc 2018

16.99

Description

An unoaked Bordeaux Blanc  packed with refined nettle and lemon grass zing and unripe nectarines. Crisp and dry, with well balanced acid and good finish. This has been the house white at Gordon Ramsay’s three Michelin star restaurant since 2000.

Enjoy on its own or with chicken, fish, seafood or salads.

  • Crisp, lemony, fresh
  • 750ml
  • 13% Alcohol
  • Screwcap
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Producer: Chateau Bauduc

Owner operators and English ex-pats Gavin and Angela Quinney fell for the lovely Château Bauduc, some 15 miles from the city of Bordeaux, in 1999. The house and the winery are surrounded by 25 hectares of pretty vineyards, where they grow Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon for their white wines, along with Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc for the reds and rosé. Some of their older vines date from 1947 and the family have replanted or planted 15 or so hectares more since 2000.

The estate's Sauvignon Blanc has been the house white at Gordon Ramsay’s three Michelin star restaurant in London for the past nineteen years, a ‘special selection’ at Rick Stein’s for a decade and a half and, more recently, the house white at the über-trendy Hotel du Vin. Oz Clarke is a huge fan, stating, "Bordeaux needs another 100 Bauducs — and fast."

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Reviews

  • Wine Pages

    Tom Cannavan

    "The fruit quality is pristine... Model stuff."

  • The Irish Times

    John Wilson

    "Gordon Ramsay uses it as his house wine, Rick Stein has it on his list and I’ll have another glass, please."

  • Wine Buying Guide

    Oz Clarke

    “Affordable, approachable, Bordeaux needs another 100 Bauducs - and fast.” 

  • Irish Examiner

    Leslie Williams

    *Best Value Over €15*

    "Fine lime zest and green apple fruits on the nose — soft, almost tropical on the palate, good clean acidity and with a creamy tropical touch on the finish."

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