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2021 Aile d'Argent Blanc du Mouton Rothschild Pre-Arrival Offer
Bursting with aromas of confit citrus, nectarine, grapefruit and pastry cream, the 2021 Aile d'Argent is a medium to full-bodied, rich and fleshy wine that's ample and textural, and indeed a touch fat, despite the cooler vintage. It's a blend of 45% Sauvignon Blanc, 19% Sauvignon Gris and the balance Sémillon.
William Kelley - Wine Advocate (Apr 2022)
The 2021 Aile d'Argent has a more Sauvignon-driven bouquet with lime flower, orange pith, a hint of grapefruit and gooseberry. The palate is well-balanced with a spicy entry, just a hint of ginger, well-balanced with a saline finish. This is absolutely delicious. Drink 2025-2036.
Neal Martin - Vinous
Spicy and complex with cardamom, green apple, pineapple and dried lime. Hints of white chocolate and mango, too. Medium-to full-bodied, layered and phenolic. Focused and structured, yet very generous and caressing at the same time. Long, driven and exciting. 64% sauvignon (blanc and gris) and 36% semillon.
Another beautiful white in the vintage, the 2021 Aile D'Argent Blanc is 64% Sauvignon and 36% Semillon brought up in 45% new barrels. Ripe melon, honeyed almond, chalky, and bright grapefruit notes all emerge on the nose, and it's medium-bodied, with wonderful purity, a great mid-palate, and one heck of a finish. I'd buy it.
Notes of white peach, ginger, flowers and lemon curd are all over the place. The wine is sweet, fresh and filled with even more of those ripe, sweet, white peaches and pomelo in the zesty finish. You can enjoy this on release. The wine was made from a blend of 45% Sauvignon Blanc, 36% Semillon and 19% Sauvignon Gris. Drink from 2023-2030.
Jeff Leve - The Wine Cellar Insider
Sharp lemon and lime, grapefruit and apricot and peach - exotic yellow fruits and fresh white stone fruits. Lovely clarity and weight on the palate, it has the density and the texture, juicy but not too much, lively but not too much. Just a wonderful crystalline aspect - absolute purity but with the depth coming from the slightly exotic fruit - pineapple with peach and zest citrus fruits that add sweetness and bitterness while a lick of slate gives a salty tang. Rich but also light and playful - excellent balance and overall delectability. So many details on show. 3.25pH. Drinking Window 2024 - 2040.
Georgina Hindle - Decanter
Conditions of Pre Arrival Offer:
There is no minimum order unless stated.
All wines are 750ml unless indicated otherwise.
Once received, all orders will be confirmed with suppliers and then an invoice issued - payment will be due on receipt of this invoice.
The wines are being collected and shipped in refrigerated containers and are due to arrive in late 2024.
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