The region of Jurançon in Southwest France has a white heart. With the principle grapes of Petit Manseng and Gros Manseng as well as smaller amounts of Lauzet, Courbu, Petit Courbu, and Camaralet de Lasseube the final wines are only white but available in both dessert and dry versions. What’s more interesting is that while the minimum alcohol is just 11.5% for dry wines, they’re often far higher than that. So don’t think for a minute that these as some little pliff-plaff wines for the ice bucket at the pool. […]
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