Category Archives: 10to20 – still white

Wines available from UK independents at between £10 and £20

Rentz Pinot Blanc Alsace 2007

Domaine Edmond Rentz, Pinot Blanc, AOC Alsace, France, 2007 This wine: ostensibly varietal pinot blanc (but, see the preamble), coated natural cork closure, 13% abv, Vintage Wine bin end, £9 (09/17) Consumer tasting note: a pale golden hue on this … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar White 2007

Chateau Musar, White, Wine of Lebanon, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2007 This wine: lot no. L.8.273.-01-02, vineyards ~1400m altitude, organic farming, a blend of obaideh (aka chardonnay [1]) and merwah (aka semillon [1]), fermented in Nevers oak for 9 months, blended … Continue reading

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Smith Riesling Washington 2016

Charles Smith Wines, Kungfu Girl, Riesling, Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley, Wattawa, Washington State, USA, 2016 On Washington State The main growing area is in eastern Washington state, to the east and in the rain shadow of the coastal Cascade … Continue reading

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Schlumberger Pinot Blanc 2012

Domaines Schlumberger, Pinot Blanc, Les Princes Abbes, AOC Alsace, France, 2012 This wine: lot no. none, a blend of 70% pinot blanc with auxerrois, fermentation in thermo-regulated tuns for 1-4 months, and matured for 7 months on the fine lees, … Continue reading

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Mukhrani Rkatsiseli Georgia 2013

Chateau Mukhrani, Rkatsiteli, Wine of Georgia, Karti, Georgia, 2013 Rkatsiteli Is a Georgian native and its most widely planted variety, white or red. Wines can show refreshing acidity, and a sensory profile including spicy, floral, citrus, green apple, stone fruit, … Continue reading

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Bois Bruley Gros Plant 2008

Cherau Carre, Domaine du Bois Bruley, VDQS Gros Plant du Pays Nantais sur Lie, Loire-Atlantique, France, 2008 The change from VDQS to IGP VDQS is due to be phased out by end 2011, and this appellation had opted to become … Continue reading

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Tamar Ridge Riesling 2012

Tamar Ridge, Limited Release, Dessert Wine, Riesling, Tasmania, Australia, 2012 This wine: varietal riesling, screw cap closure, 7.5% abv, 375 ml, Vintage Wines, £18.90 (07/17) Consumer tasting note: a rich nose of exotic fruit, dark marmalade, dried citrus and honeyed … Continue reading

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