Château Hostens-Picant, Cuvée des Demoiselles, Sainte-Foy Côtes de Bordeaux 2019
Citrus, stone fruit and tropical fruit notes lift the nose and palate which retains structure and tension in equal measure.
The Cuvée des Demoiselles is the Château’s signature white wine. The grapes are chosen from the vineyard’s best clay-limestone and clay-flint plots. Always produced with the greatest attention to detail, its careful maturation in large oak barrels, with regular lees stirring, gives the wine a little density and structure. Sauvignon Blanc brings ripe citrus and white flowers notes while the addition of Semillons, adds some stone fruits and tropical notes. There is a small amount of Muscadelle giving aromatic lift to the nose and palate, and the whole is a complex, and fruit forward White Bordeaux which will gain nutty complexity over time.