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Big Claw 2012 White Blend, North Coast
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  Big Claw 2012 White Blend, North Coast
Item Number:60 20 155 09
Our Price:$12.95
Discounted Case Price:$139.80 - 10% off!
($11.65 per bottle)
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Big Claw 2012 White Blend, North Coast
From California to Maine comes this bracing and succulent white wine that is the perfect match for lobster, shrimp and seafood. Conceived by seasoned wine professional, vintner and seafood lover, Steven Melchiskey who resides in the lobster capitol of the world, Portland Maine. He teamed up and tasted with lobstermen, chefs and sommeliers to create this blend of California varietals including, Sauvignon Blanc, Grenache Blanc and Gewurztraminer that brings lobster to a new level. So next time you're tying on your bib and and melting the butter make sure you've got a bottle of Big Claw chilled and ready. A portion of the proceeds from all sales of Big Claw are donated to the Lobster Institute based at the University of Maine, furthering research and outreach. Get your claws on this one!

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Big Claw 2012 White Blend, North Coast
 
3.7

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Balanced (7)
  • Clean (7)
  • Smooth (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (6)
    • Entertaining (3)
    • Weeknight (3)
      • Pairs Well With:
      • Seafood (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Aspiring enthusiast (9)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    It delivers what it promises great wine

    Great wine with seafood,the right balance

    Great wine with seafood,the right balance

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Crisp, and excellent with Thai

    We ordered six bottles of Big Claw on a recommendation that this blend is the "new Conumdrum". Our first experience with the wine was not overwhelmingly positive. We paired the...Read complete review

    We ordered six bottles of Big Claw on a recommendation that this blend is the "new Conumdrum". Our first experience with the wine was not overwhelmingly positive. We paired the wine with a shrimp dish (since the bottle boasts how well it pairs with seafood). Not impressed - but perhaps the lemon in the dish, coupled with the tartness of the wine, created an imbalance. Next, we paired the wine with a Thai red curry chicken dish with various vegetables. Spot on. Complemented both the wine and the meal.

    Clean, tart, crisp, smooth. Notes of green apple and unripe stone fruit. Nice palette cleanser for spicy/spiced food.

    Reviewed by 10 customers

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    did work well with seafood

    By ted

    from plainfield indiana

    About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balanced
    • Clean
    • Lovely taste on a hot evl
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Big Claw 2012 White Blend, North Coast:

      see above

      • Pairs Well With:
      • Grilling and seafood, Seafood

      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      It delivers what it promises great wine

      By Wonderful Wino

      from Brooklyn, New York

      About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balanced
      • Clean
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Weeknight

        Comments about Big Claw 2012 White Blend, North Coast:

        Great wine with seafood,the right balance

        • Pairs Well With:
        • Seafood

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great summer drink with eveything

        By Bucky

        from Ct

        About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Big Claw 2012 White Blend, North Coast:

              It has a nice smooth finish with lots of fruit flavors.

              • Pairs Well With:
              • Seafood

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              An awesome white blend

              By LarryMan

              from Collegeville, PA

              About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Balanced
              • Clean

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about Big Claw 2012 White Blend, North Coast:

                Much better than I expected for the value

                • Pairs Well With:
                • Poultry, Seafood, Spicy Food

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Crisp, and excellent with Thai

                By fifi

                from grosse pointe, mi

                About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clean
                • Tartness

                Cons

                • Too Acidic

                Best Uses

                • Everyday
                • Weeknight

                Comments about Big Claw 2012 White Blend, North Coast:

                We ordered six bottles of Big Claw on a recommendation that this blend is the "new Conumdrum". Our first experience with the wine was not overwhelmingly positive. We paired the wine with a shrimp dish (since the bottle boasts how well it pairs with seafood). Not impressed - but perhaps the lemon in the dish, coupled with the tartness of the wine, created an imbalance. Next, we paired the wine with a Thai red curry chicken dish with various vegetables. Spot on. Complemented both the wine and the meal.

                Clean, tart, crisp, smooth. Notes of green apple and unripe stone fruit. Nice palette cleanser for spicy/spiced food.

                • Pairs Well With:
                • Spicy Food, Thai

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I'm looking to get more

                By Lobsterman

                from Cape Cod, MA

                About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Balanced
                • Clean
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Gifts
                  • Special Occasions

                  Comments about Big Claw 2012 White Blend, North Coast:

                  I love the balanced taste that let's you know it is there without overpowering the subtle flavor of your seafood.

                  • Pairs Well With:
                  • Lobster Shrimp Crab, Seafood, Steamed Boiled Or Grilled

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  A Shellfish extraordinaire!

                  By tarbuck

                  from Belhaven, NC

                  About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Balanced

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Entertaining
                    • Special Occasions

                    Comments about Big Claw 2012 White Blend, North Coast:

                    Shellfish

                    • Pairs Well With:
                    • Seafood, Shrimp And Lobster

                    (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Hardly suitable for drinking!

                    By Chard Lover

                    from Northern New England

                    About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Harsh
                      • Off Odors
                      • Too Acidic

                      Best Uses

                      • None

                      Comments about Big Claw 2012 White Blend, North Coast:

                      I could only use this in cooking a casual family chicken dish...

                      Service and delivery comments:

                      Wine Enthusiast is fantastic! Always responsive, timely, consumer oriented.

                      I like to try new wines, but this was awful!

                      Sorry, but I wouldn't want others to make the same mistake I did.

                      • Pairs Well With:
                      • None of the above
                       
                      4.0

                      Very Nice

                      By Evan

                      from Long Island

                      About Me Getting Started

                      Pros

                      • Balanced
                      • Clean

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Entertaining
                        • Everyday

                        Comments about Big Claw 2012 White Blend, North Coast:

                        Had this on Christmas Eve with seafood and was shocked how much I enjoyed this wine. Great pricepoint for a nice light white.

                        • Pairs Well With:
                        • Seafood
                         
                        3.0

                        as good as advertised

                        By irishbert

                        from emporia, kansas

                        About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Balanced
                        • Clean
                        • Clear

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Afternoon
                          • Entertaining
                          • Everyday
                          • Weeknight

                          Comments about Big Claw 2012 White Blend, North Coast:

                          This is a wonderful wine to share with friends or to unwind after work. Great in the summer time with some cheese. Very good with seafood! It does compare favorably with Conundrum - not quite as good but getting there for 1/2 the price.

                          • Pairs Well With:
                          • Poultry, Seafood

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                          • Q:

                            What percentage of each varietal makes up the blend?
                            Asked on 5/29/2011 by Tazman from Puerto Rico

                            2 answers

                            • A:

                              50% Grenach Blanc, 45% Sauvignon Blanc and 5% Gewurztraminer

                              Answered on 6/1/2011 by Josh from Wine Express
                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              50% Grenach Blanc, 45% Sauvignon Blanc and 5% Gewurztraminer

                              Answered on 6/24/2011 by Josh from Wine Express
                          • Q:

                            With the German white wine being part of the combination, is this wine sweet or drier?
                            Thanks.
                            Asked on 5/29/2011 by Anonymous from Stuart, Florida.

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              The Gewurztraminer is grown widely in Alsace where it makes a full-bodied dry wine. This wine is definitely dry.

                              Answered on 6/1/2011 by Anonymous
                          • Q:

                            What is the percent alcohol by volume?
                            Asked on 5/23/2011 by Anonymous

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              13.7%

                              Answered on 5/26/2011 by Josh from Wine Express
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