Ch. Couhins Blanc, Pessac-Léognan

Ch. Couhins Blanc, Pessac-Léognan - 2017

Item # 44310 750mL

A rich, white, dry Bordeaux that spent 9 months aging in cask on the lees. The vines are planted on soils full of gravel, clay and liimestone. An optimal wine to enjoy alongside buttered gnocchi.

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