The character of the vintage shines through so clearly in this wine, it is the best Clos Nardian yet. Equal parts Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, with 20% of Muscadelle, the Semillon is less tropical than usual and so the aromatics are more refined and classic, giving more focus to the whole. Nevertheless, there is still a good measure of fun and exuberance to be had, with white flowers, grapefruit and clotted cream on the nose, a full-bodied doughy warmth on the palate followed by zesty mango, and a rich yet refreshing finish. Outstanding!
Clos Nardian is located in the appellation of St Emilion.