To prove that white Bordeaux can age as well as white Burgundy, here comes André Lurton with his wood-aged Château Bonnet. It’s a finely made wine, with well-judged wood and ripe, but crisp fruit. It’s certainly young at the moment and will repay aging for five years.
One of the most familiar Entre-deux-Mers chateaus, and certainly the largest, this is the home of master vigneron André Lurton. With its fresh, grapefruit flavors and aromas of white flowers and hedgerows, this is a great summer wine.
The vast 300-acre estate of Château Bonnet in the heart of the Entre-deux-Mers produces a deliciously reliable, good value wine every year. This brand-new 2008 shows some lively yellow fruits as well as a strong citrus element. It has vibrantly fresh, pure fruit and is ready to drink now, but can age for a year. Screwcap.
Always a great value, this warm and fruity wine is immediately accessible and drinkable. It has fine red berry fruits, a good core of tannins and just the right fruit acidity. Drink now.
Why does nobody think about dry white Bordeaux? Blended from Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon, it is a delicious white wine bargain. And Château Bonnet is one of the best examples. Made in the Entre-deux-Mers region by André Lurton, whose family seems to own or manage half of Bordeaux, it is full of flavors of orange and apricot with a touch of grapefruit to provide…