Quincy

Quincy

Domaine Lecomte
Quincy “Vielle Vignes”
2008
13.0% ABV | Price: about $20

Pale straw yellow and aromatic, with a salty, floral nose. On the palate it has brilliant acidity: citrusy, but with pear and basil, too. It tastes like jasmine in full bloom. It offers an herbaceous finish that’s spicy but languorous. It takes its time.

Restrained and elegant, this wine poses an Old-world counterpoint to the explosively grassy, lemony Sauvignon Blancs found in the New.

“It’s alive,” says my husband. Yes, and I’m glad I am, too.

 

 

Tags from the story
More from Meg Houston Maker

Tavel: The Fourth Wine

This rich and varied wine region has a dark pink signature
Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *