Lucien le Moine
- Bourgogne Blanc 2008
- France > Burgundy
- White, Dry, Medium-Bodied, Mineral, Rich
- Citrus and stone, generous but crisp. Pair complex wines with richly textured, but uncomplicated flavors.
- Try fettuccine tossed in a Meyer lemon cream sauce,
- truffled lobster
- or a wedge of ripe bel paese.
Eyes: Straw Yellow
Nose: Medium-High Intensity, developing, citrus fruits, mineral, tropical fruits
Mouth: Medium-Full Bodied, dry, medium acidity, moderate-high intensity, medium-long finish, citrus fruits, tropical fruits, mineral
- Following the usual path for entry into the tightly held and family-dominated community of Burgundy growers and negociants, Lebanese-born Mounir Saouma learned to make wine during a prolonged stay at a Middle East Trappist monastery, setting up with his wife, Rotem, a small cellar dedicated to gravity-fed wines with little or no SO2, bottled only during a full moon. Wait, what?
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