Picpoul


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A very old French white wine variety that’s recently become increasingly popular for its lip-zapping white wines that pair perfectly with shellfish and fried foods.

Primary Flavors

  • Green Apple
  • Citrus Blossom
  • Lemon
  • Thyme
  • Saline

Taste Profile

Dry

Light Body

None Tannins

High Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    38–45°F / 3-7°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    1–3 Years

Food Pairing

A great choice for pairing with fried appetizers as well as seafood from raw oysters and sushi to Mediterranean-themed fish dishes and fried calamari.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly