Monthly Archives: January 2020

Petit-Village Pomerol 2005

Chateau Petit-Village, AOC Pomerol, Bordeaux, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 2005 On AOC Pomerol. This wine: lot No. L0105 (on back label), 2005 – dry weather conditions, a soil of red gravel, quartz and flint over a clay sub-soil, a merlot heavy … Continue reading

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L’Aigueliere Montpeyroux 2000

Domaine l’Aigueliere, La Cote Doree, AOC Coteaux du Languedoc-Montpeyroux, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 2000 On the Languedoc AOCs and sub-AOCs (termed denominations). This wine: lot No. L1/338 (below capsule), a syrah dominated blend with grenache noir, vinified in stainless steel, aged … Continue reading

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Classification of German wine

11/05/20 Final clarification on the 2009 and 2012 implementations of EC labeling rule changes, reference the German Wine Institute manual [9]. 04/05/20 Added VDP maximum yields. 28/01/20 A clarification – I have clarified the case of the VDP, with regard … Continue reading

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Similkameen Chardonnay 2016

Little Farm Winery, Mulberry Tree Vineyard, Chardonnay, BC VQA Similkameen Valley, British Columbia, Canada, 2016 On BC VQA (British Columbia Vintners Quality Alliance) Similkameen Valley. This wine: lot No. 2787B2.1 20161127 (below front label), 240 c/s produced, varietal chardonnay; wild … Continue reading

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Similkameen Valley Riesling 2016

Little Farm Winery, Mulberry Tree Vineyard, Riesling, BC VQA Similkameen Valley, British Columbia, Canada, 2016 On riesling and petrochemical aromas. On BC VQA (British Columbia Vintners Quality Alliance) Similkameen Valley The Similkameen Valley vineyard, at latitude ~49°N, and altitude ~380m, … Continue reading

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Dezaley Haut de Pierre 2008

Domaine Blaise Duboux, Haut de Pierre, AOC Dezaley Grand Cru, Lavaux, Vaud, Switzerland, 2008 On chasselas fendant roux A synonym for chasselas, the principal white variety grown in the Vaud, over about 4k ha (2009), then in Valais over 1k … Continue reading

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Foradori Teroldego Italy 2016

Azienda Agricola Foradori, IGT Vigneti delle Dolomiti, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy, 2016 On toreldego A black variety indigenous to Trentino-Alto Adige, where it is mostly grown, with the only, varietal (in purezza), DOC for that variety, of Toreldego Rotaliano (est. 1971), … Continue reading

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