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Bargain French Whites For The Spring

  Some of the best white wines in the world come from France, and some of them are even quite reasonably priced.  




The Wines


Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   ****= elite

VALUE = exceptional quality for the money

Laurent Miquel "Solas" Grenache Blanc, Languedoc '18  **  $

A firm white wine with dry flavors and good depth.


Domaine Bellevue Sauvignon Blanc, Touraine '18  *** $ SENSATIONAL VALUE

As good an SB that I've had in a long time, rich, dense, great.


Laurière Muscadet de Sevres et Maine '18  **1/2  $  VALUE

Bone dry, but with stealth fruit, sure-fire for seafood.


All of these wines can be purchased at kenilworthwine.com. Click on the bottle for direct ordering and home delivery.



As General Partner of Clipper City Brewing Company, L.P., Hugh J. Sisson is among Baltimore's premier authorities on craft brewing and a former manager of the state's first pub brewery, Sissons, located in Federal Hill. A fifth generation Baltimorean, Hugh has been involved in all aspects of craft brewing.