LaBelle Winery Amherst Vineyard Estate White, Amherst, New Hampshire, USA
Written by Debra C. Argen and Edward F. Nesta   
LaBelle Winery - Amherst Estate White
LaBelle Winery winemaker and owner Amy LaBelle has crafted a very delicious, elegant, and very special dry white wine with her LaBelle Winery Amherst Vineyard Estate White. Made in Amherst, New Hampshire, LaBelle Winery Amherst Vineyard Estate White sings the praises of New England and the New Hampshire terroir. This is a delectable wine to drink on its own to pair with a variety of food. We paired it with Luxury Experience - Artichoke and Green Chile Mousse and it was a hands-down favorite. Cheers!

 

LaBelle Winery - Amherst Estate White

 

Country:
United States
Region:
Amherst, New Hampshire
Varietal:
Blend of white grapes from The Vineyard at LaBelle Winery
Alcohol:
12% alcohol
Type:
Dry White Wine
Cellaring:
May be cellared for up to 3 years
Acidity:
3.11 pH
Titratable Acidity:
<1.0%
Residual Sugar:
<1.0%
Produced & bottled by:
LaBelle Winery, 345 Route 101, Amherst, NH, USA
Winemaker:
Amy LaBelle
Retail:
$31/bottle

Technical and Bottle Notes: "Grown on our Amherst estate, this wine boasts crisp, cool mineral notes on your palate and great structure. A versatile wine. First made in 2016 from a blend of white grapes grown in The Vineyard at LaBelle Winery, this estate wine is crisp and easy to drink with its balanced acidity. On a cool morning in October, we harvest our white grapes from The Vineyard at Labelle Winery. Each year, we blend them into this special, limited release wine that boasts crisp, cool notes, great structure and minerality." 

Pairing Bottle Notes: "Pairs well with starter or salad courses, seafood, poultry, or Asian dishes." 

Tasting Notes: The color is pale yellow with rich, crisp aromatics on the nose. On the palate, lemony citrusy notes and minerality provide complexity and structure to this crisp and elegant wine. 

Luxury Experience was "In the kitchen and behind the bar®" creating an incredibly special handcrafted culinary recipe, Luxury Experience - Artichoke and Green Chile Mousse, that pairs extremely well with this elegant, and crisp, white wine, to tempt your palate and inspire your own creations. 

The Culinary Recipe 

Luxury Experience - Artichoke and Green Chile Mousse - photo by Luxury Experience

 

Luxury Experience - Artichoke and Green Chile Mousse
Serve as an appetizer or starter course.  

Ingredients:

 

1
Can
Trader Joe's Artichoke Hearts, drained, rinsed, small diced
2
Cans
Trader Joe's Diced Green Chilies, drained
1
Can
Mushroom Soup
8
Ounces
Cream Cheese
0.33
Cup
Celery, small diced
2
Tablespoons
Trader Joe's Nonpareille Capers, rinsed, drained
0.75
Cup
Mayonnaise
1
Envelope
Unflavored Gelatin
0.25
Cup
LaBelle Winery Amherst Vineyard Estate White
2
Tablespoons
Horseradish (optional, or to taste)
 
 
Black Pepper, to taste

Method: Add 1 envelope of unflavored gelatin to one-quarter cup of chilled LaBelle Winery Amherst Vineyard Estate White. Stir to blend and let rest. 

Add mushroom soup (do not dilute) to a saucepan and heat over medium-low heat to melt. Add cream cheese and stir until melted. Add the gelatin, stir to combine, and remove from heat. Let cool a few minutes and then add artichokes, green chilies, celery, mayonnaise, horseradish, and black pepper. Stir to thoroughly combine. 

Pro Tip: Line mold or a loaf pan with plastic wrap, then spoon the artichoke mixture into the pan. Let cool. Cover with plastic wrap refrigerate several hours (or overnight) to set. Plastic wrap will keep the mousse from sticking to the pan and makes quick clean-up. 

When ready to serve, invert the pan onto a serving platter. Decorate the top of the mousse with thinly sliced artichoke hearts and cornichons (optional). Serve with crackers, thinly sliced baguette toast, or crudities.

Until next time, Cheers and Bon Appetit!

To read about our experience tasting their Seyval Blanc wine and their Petit Verdot, please click: LaBelle Winery Seyval Blanc, Amherst, New Hampshire, USA and LaBelle Winery Petit Verdot, Amherst, New Hampshire, USA. 

For more information on LaBelle Winery wines, tours, and their destination, please visit the website: www.LaBelleWinery.com 

For more information on Amy LaBelle, winemaker, author, and event planner, please visit the website: www.amylabelle.com 

LaBelle Winery 

LaBelle Winery
345 Route 101
Amherst, New Hampshire 03031
United States
Telephone: +1-603-672-9898
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Website: www.LaBelleWinery.com 

LaBelle Winery
14 Route 111
Derry, New Hampshire 03038
United States
Telephone: +1-603-672-9898
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Website: www.LaBelleWinery.com 

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