Nationale 7 and Le Merle Blanc Featured in Cottages & Gardens: Liquid Liasons!!
Baroness Sheri de Borchgrave shares her intimate knowledge of wine, spirits and the art of drink. All written in the Baroness intriguing and revealing prose.
In the May 2018 Liquid Liaisons featured in Cottages & Gardens, Baroness Sheri de Borchgrave lists her a few of her favorite summer wines in “The Ultimate Guide to Summer Wines.” Two of our wines at Cognac One have been represented in the column: Xavier Flouret Nationale 7 and Château Clarke Le Merle Blanc.
Xavier Flouret Côtes de Provence “Nationale 7”
“Named after the famous historical road from Paris to the French Riviera, Xavier Flouret Côtes de Provence
“Nationale 7” is a lovely pale pink hued rosé from Chateau des Demoiselles, an estate with 185 acres of sustainably
farmed vineyards. Made from old vine grapes by oenologist Christophe Bernard, the wine is floral with hints of spice and minerality.”
“From a wine estate of Baron Edmond de Rothschild, Château Clarke Le Merle Blanc 2016 is a stunning white Bordeaux with a bouquet of white peach, citrus, and flowers, a sensuous mouthfeel, balance and minerality on the finish.”