Lillet Blanc Wine Review

Lillet Blanc
Lillet Blanc
Lillet Blanc
Bordeaux, France
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Product #: 322297
Wine Type: Dessert Wine


 
Price: $15.95
Alcohol: 17%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: MS
Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Lillet
Agent: Corby Distilleries Limited
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Natalie's Score: 88/100

This fortified wine from Bordeaux is made from the same grapes as the dry table wines there: sauvignon and semillon. About 15% liqueur is added by macerating sweet and bitter oranges in brandy. This is then aged for about a year in oak barrels. There are terrific aromas of bitter orange zest in this lively aperitif. You can also try is as a cocktail in a flute glass with about 1 oz of Lillet and 5 oz of sparkling wine. Pair with chocolate and bitter orange zest peel or dark chocolate. Divine Dessert Wine

This Lillet Blanc was reviewed January 3, 2013 by

 
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