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D'Arenberg 2012 "The Hermit Crab" White Blends or Varietals, Australia

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)
Price: $17
KWG Score: 90
No. Professional Ratings: 5
# of Cases: 6,500
This white gold colored white blend opens with a musty lemon bouquet with a hint of pineapple. On the palate, this wine light bodied, acidic and crisp. The flavor profile is a honeyed pear with notes of minerality. I also detected hints of golden delicious apple and apricot as well. The finish is dry and its acidity and flavors fade away nicely. This wine would be perfect with grilled swordfish skewers. Enjoy - Ken



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