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I recently tried the 2019 Lamothe and enjoyed it- so when the latest bottling came out I had to give it a go.  I’m banging up some clams in garlic and butter, this crisp wine is hopefully the perfect pairing.  It is quite a deep lemon color in the glass. The aromas are quite pronounced and I get lemon zest, honeysuckle, asparagus, geranium and pineapple.  The palate is dry, with medium acidity and medium weight body.  The alcohol is low at 12.5% which makes for a crisp mouthfeel.  The flavors are quite pronounced and echo the nose although I also get some lychee and other tropical notes.  It’s quite complex for a basic white Bordeaux blend of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc that runs $15.  I am thinking 90 points and 5 stars, drink now for the freshness. Salut….