Chateau Saint Florin White Bordeaux, France 2010

This white blend from the Bordeaux region in southwestern France is a nice combination of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon.

Appearance: clear pale yellow in color

Aroma: hints of gardenias and thyme in the nose

Flavors: the floral aspect carries to the palate with just a touch of white pepper

Finishing Notes: round and bright mineral come through on the long, pleasant finish

Perfect Pairing: A stand-up summer wine, great for any fresh shellfish or lighter style fish such as a grilled halibut

WINE:30 is written by Karl Bradley and Jody Wuollett, who are both longtime residents of Door County. Jody is the owner operator of Chop Restaurant in the Sister Bay Country Walk Shops and Karl is the General Manager and Executive Chef of the Mission Grille in Sister Bay. They have both been awarded the first level of certification from the Court of the Master Sommeliers.